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Table 2 MoCA scale and its different domains in patients with multiple sclerosis and controls

From: Assessment of cognitive functions in patients with multiple sclerosis

MoCA domains Patients
(n = 50)
Controls
(n = 50)
t test
Range Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD t p value
Visuospatial 2–5 4.22 ± 0.89 4–5 4.86 ± 0.35 − 4.86  < 0.001
Naming 1–3 2.8 ± 0.45 3 3.0 ± 0.0 − 3.1 0.003
Memory 1–5 3.12 ± 1.29 3–5 4.36 ± 0.52 − 6.28  < 0.001
Attention 1–6 4.16 ± 1.78 4–6 5.4 ± 0.57 − 4.61  < 0.001
Language 1–3 2.5 ± 0.54 2–3 2.78 ± 0.42 − 2.81 0.006
Abstraction 1–2 1.84 ± 0.37 1–2 1.98 ± 0.14 − 2.46 0.015
Orientation 5–6 5.88 ± 0.33 6 6.0 ± 0.0 − 2.56 0.012
Total MoCA 14–30 24.58 ± 4.29 27–30 28.14 ± 0.73 − 5.73  < 0.001
  1. SD  standard deviation