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|Title:||Diagnostic performance of the chinese frontal assessment battery in early cognitive impairment in an asian population||Authors:||Chong, M.S.
Mild cognitive impairment
|Issue Date:||Jan-2011||Citation:||Chong, M.S., Lim, W.S., Chan, S.P., Feng, L., Niti, M., Yap, P., Yeo, D., Ng, T.-P. (2011-01). Diagnostic performance of the chinese frontal assessment battery in early cognitive impairment in an asian population. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 30 (6) : 525-532. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1159/000321665||Abstract:||Background: The Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB) has been shown to be useful in evaluating frontal dysfunction. There is a paucity of studies validating cutoffs in the early cognitive impairment. We aim to validate the Chinese FAB in Asian subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early dementia. Methods: Eighty subjects with MCI and mild dementia and 100 cognitively healthy community subjects were studied. ROC analysis was done to determine the Chinese FAB's optimal cutoff scores for age- and education-adjusted subgroups. Results: Chinese FAB scores were significantly lower in early cognitive impairment compared with cognitively normal controls. The optimal cutoff score was 12/13 (sensitivity 92%, specificity 78.7%). A similar cutoff score was obtained following age-adjustment and for subjects with||Source Title:||Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/127147||ISSN:||14208008||DOI:||10.1159/000321665|
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