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Table 3 Comparison between frequency of impaired scores for MS patients and healthy controls on BICAMS subtests (using chi-squared test)

From: Reliability and validity of Arabic version of the brief international cognitive assessment for multiple sclerosis: Egyptian dialect

BICAMS subtests MS patients
(n=90)
HC
(n=85)
P value
Impaired
N (%)
Not impaired
N (%)
Impaired
N (%)
Not impaired
N (%)
SDMT 28 (31.1%) 62 (68.9%) 5 (5.8%) 81 (94.2%) <0.001*
Total CVLT-2 17 (19.5%) 70 (80.5%) 6 (7%) 80 (93%) 0.015*
Total BVMT-R 21 (23.9%) 67 (76.1%) 7 (8.1%) 79 (91.9%) 0.005*
  1. HC healthy control group, SDMT Symbol Digit Modalities Test, CVLT-2 California Verbal Learning Test Second Edition, BVMT-R Brief Visuospatial Memory Test Revised
  2. *Statistically significant