The CERAD Neuropsychological Test Battery: norms from a Yoruba-speaking Nigerian sample.

O. Guruje, F. W. Unverzargt, B. O. Osuntokun, H. C. Hendrie, O. Baiyewu, A. Ogunniyi, K. S. Hali

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Abstract

One-hundred normal, healthy, Yoruba-speaking Nigerian men and women aged 65 and above completed the Consortium to establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease-Neuropsychological Battery (CERAD-NB), a cognitive screening battery used in the evaluation of elderly patients with suspected dementia. Correlational analyses indicated pervasive education-influences on test performance. Gender-effects on the CERAD-NB were accounted for by education and there were essentially no age-effects. Education-stratified normative data are presented for all tests. Factor analysis revealed a one factor solution which accounted for 54.7% of the variance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-33
Number of pages5
JournalWest African journal of medicine
Volume14
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

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