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Table 3 Use of other outcome measures across included records

From: Outcomes measures in a decade of dementia and mild cognitive impairment trials

  Quality of life Mood Behaviour Global
Number of records reporteda 102 (13 %) 174 (22 %) 303 (38 %) 247 (31 %)
Total number of assessmentsb 118 207 365 279
Number of unique assessmentsc 21 41 32 25
  Assessment tool n Assessment tool n Assessment tool n Assessment tool n
1. Quality of Life in Alzheimer’s Disease 36 1. Geriatric Depression Scale 47 1. Neuropsychiatric Inventory 183 1. Clinician’s Interview-Based Impression of Change plus caregiver interview 41
2. No tool 27 2. Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia 41 2. Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory 53 2. Clinical Dementia Rating – Sum of Boxes 30
3. EQ-5D 15 3. Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale 13 3. No tool 37 3. Clinical Global Impression 29
4. DEMQOL/DEMQOL proxy 10 3. Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression 13 4. Neuropsychiatric Inventory – Nursing Home 16 4. Clinical Dementia Rating 28
5. QUALID and QUALIDEM 4 5. No tool 12 4. BEHAVE-AD 16 5. Clinical Global Impression of Change 27
  1. Abbreviations: EQ-5D EuroQol questionnaire, DEMQOL Dementia Quality of Life measure, QUALID Quality of life in late-stage dementia, QUALIDEM a dementia specific quality of life questionnaire rated by professionals, BEHAVE-AD Behavioral Pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. aNumber of records in ALOIS where a measure was reported at least one
  3. bTotal number of times an outcome measure is used in all included records
  4. cTotal number of unique assessment measures used at least once