Correlations of MOST and MMSE demographic and criterion measures Pair-wise comparison of correlations to criterion measures (absolute values)
TEST MOST MMSE MOST vs. MMSE
  r p r p z p
Age -0.17 .01 -0.17 .01 0 1.00
Education 0.20 .003 0.20 .003 0 1.00
Dementia Severity -0.79 <.001 -0.69 <.001 2.2 0.03
SLT-R (list recall) 0.66 <.001 0.51 <.001 2.3 0.02
LM-II (story recall) 0.66 <.001 0.56 <.001 1.55 0.12
Trailmaking A (sustained attention) -0.56 <.001 -0.50 <.001 .92 0.36
Trailmaking B (divided attention) -0.65 <.001 -0.66 <.001 .16 0.87
r, p and z are standard statistical notations. r is Pearson correlation, p is the significance level, z is Fisher’s Z which is a comparison of two correlations to determine if they are statistically different.
Table 2: Comparison of MOST and MMSE with demographic and outcome measures.