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Table 2 Demographic information and delayed recall data for people who did or did not decline over the year

From: Accelerated long-term forgetting in healthy older adults predicts cognitive decline over 1 year

  Non-decliner Decliner Total
N (male:female) 31 (16:15) 15 (9:6) 46 (25:21)
Age (years) 71.1 ± 8.92 69.9 ± 5.74 70.7 ± 7.97
YOE 16.7 ± 3.41 15.1 ± 3.61 16.2 ± 3.35
ACE-III /100
 Baseline 95.0 ± 3.03 94.7 ± 3.20 94.9 ± 3.05
 Follow-up 96.1 ± 2.73 90.5 ± 3.14 94.2 ± 3.88
Word list /16
 30m 11.5 ± 2.55 9.73 ± 2.37 10.9 ± 2.61
 4w 4.35 ± 2.79 2.14 ± 2.03 3.67 ± 2.76
Story /21
 30m 16.0 ± 2.22 14.2 ± 2.49 15.4 ± 2.42
 4w 9.70 ± 4.07 7.65 ± 2.85 9.08 ± 3.83
Complex figure /36
 30m 31.0 ± 2.57 30.2 ± 4.07 30.7 ± 3.15
 4w 13.5 ± 6.42 11.5 ± 4.95 12.9 ± 5.99
  1. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation. Maximum scores for each cognitive test are shown in the left column
  2. YOE years of education, 30m 30-min delayed recall time point, 4w 4-week delayed recall time point