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Table 2 Factor analysis of the baseline neuropsychological test results

From: Baseline cognition is the best predictor of 4-year cognitive change in cognitively intact older adults

  Factor 1 Factor 2
Eigenvalue 2.14 1.79
Variance explained (%) 21.0 18.0
Cumulative variance explained (%) 21.0 39.0
BSRT TR 0.98 0.12
BSRT DR 0.79 0.11
AVF 0.04 0.65
LVF 0.16 0.62
AVLT TL 0.59 0.32
BNT 0.01 0.58
RPM 0.30 0.47
AVLT %DR 0.28 −0.03
PALPA49 −0.05 0.41
TMT B/A −0.13 −0.35
  1. First column: Tests. Column 2–3: Standardized factor loadings. Loadings greater than 0.7 are marked in bold. Abbreviations: For abbreviations, see Table 1. Model fit parameters were within recommended norms: empirical chi-square 29.04, P <0.31, Comparative Fit index = 0.98 (>0.9) and RMSEA index = 0.045
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