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Table 2 Comparison between participants in performance in verbal fluency tasks

From: Gender difference in health issues and cognitive functions among an Egyptian normal elderly population

Verbal Fluency Tasks Females <60 years Females ≥60 years p-value
n=20 n= 31
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Animals 16.1 ± 3.71 14.39 ± 3.92 0.12
Girls names 18.65 ± 4.75 15.29 ± 4.39 0.013*
  Males <60 years Males ≥ 60 years p-value
n=20 n= 31
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Animals 15.85 ± 4.88 15.26 ± 3.86 0.63
Girls names 17.60 ± 3.41 16.87 ± 4.8 0.55
  Males ≥ 60 years Females ≥60 years p-value
n=31 n= 31
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Animals 15.26 ± 3.86 14.39 ± 3.92 0.38
Girls names 16.87 ± 4.8 15.29 ± 4.39 0.8
  1. *p value < 0.05 is considered statistically significant