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Table 4 Spearman’s correlations between clinical characteristics of the patients and BICAMS subtests

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

BICAMS test SDMT Total CVLT-2 learning trials Total BVMT-R learning trials
Correlation coefficient P value Correlation coefficient P value Correlation coefficient P value
Age −0.26 0.02* −0.17 0.31 −0.26 0.02*
Years of Education 0.36 0.001* 0.27 0.01* .0.25 0.02*
Age of onset of disease 0.002 0.99 0.006 0.96 −0.112 0.32
Duration of disease −0.41 <0.001* −0.18 0.11 −0.27 0.02*
EDSS −0.371 0.001* −0.31 0.007* −0.19 0.11
  1. SDMT Symbol Digit Modalities Test, CVLT-2 California Verbal Learning Test Second Edition, BVMT-R Brief Visuospatial Memory Test Revised, EDSS Expanded Disability Status Scale
  2. *Statistically significant