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Table 3 Results of the mixed multilevel analyses of the effect of tea consumption on performance on the MMSE and CDR memory, attention and speed scores over 5 years follow-up

From: Correction to: Tea consumption and measures of attention and psychomotor speed in the very old: the Newcastle 85+ longitudinal study

  Coefficient* 95%CI p-value
Global Cognitive Function
 MMSE 0.14 (-0.10 to 0.38) 0.247
Memory
 Memory (SI) Index 0.01 (0.00 to 0.03) 0.144
Attention
 Power of Attention -0.04 (-0.08 to -0.01) 0.017
 Continuity of Attention 1.30 (0.62 to 1.99) <0.001
 Response Time Variability 0.00 (0.00 to 0.00) 0.069
Speed
 Simple RT -0.01 (-0.03 to 0.01) 0.176
 Choice RT -0.02 (-0.04 to 0.00) 0.042
 Digit Vigilance RT 0.00 (-0.01 to 0.00) 0.017
 Word Recognition RT -0.03 (-0.09 to 0.04) 0.418
  1. * All models were controlled for age, sex, years of full time education, age*time, sex*time, education*time and baseline disease co-morbidity score. MMSE Mini Mental State Examination, SI sensitivity index, RT reaction time