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Table 3 Comparison of mean cognitive scale scores between MS patients with different levels of education

From: Clinical predictors to cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis patients

  Level of education P value
1ry 2ry University
ACE attention
 Mean ± SD 16.3 ± 1.6 16.7 ± 1.1 17.0 ± 1.4 0.499
ACE memory
 Mean ± SD 19.1 ± 2.0 20.1 ± 2.6 20.8 ± 1.8 0.148
ACE language
 Mean ± SD 20.8 ± 2.0 22.5 ± 2.4 23.3 ± 1.5 0.014*
ACE fluency
 Mean ± SD 10.1 ± 1.6 10.2 ± 1.8 10.0 ± 1.9 0.959
ACE visuospatial
 Mean ± SD 15.3 ± 1.0 15.5 ± 1.3 15.3 ± 1.0 0.434
ACE total
 Mean ± SD 81.6 ± 4.9 85.1 ± 6.1 86.3 ± 6.3 0.316
PASAT 3
 Mean ± SD 17.4 ± 9.9 21.6 ± 7.5 26.5 ± 7.9 0.046*
Trail making type B
 Mean ± SD 203.5 ± 78.2 187.0 ± 73.5 170.0 ± 63.7 0.554
  1. *Statistically significant
  2. **Highly significant
  3. ACE Addenbrooke’s cognitive examination III, PASAT 3 Paced auditory serial addition test, 1ry primary, 2ry secondary, SD standard deviation
  4. P value is significant if ≤ 0.050