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Table 2 MMSE results dependent of severity of liver disease (Child-Pugh classification)

From: Mini-Mental State Examination in patients with hepatic encephalopathy and liver cirrhosis: a prospective, quantified electroencephalography study

MMSE categories Class A (n=44) Class B (n=35) Class C (n=22) A vsB A vsC B vsC
MMSE summaryscore 27.6 ± 1.9 27.0 ± 2.0 24.8 ± 4.8 ns p<0.0005 p<0.01
Orientation to time 5.0 ± 0.2 4.7 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 0.9 p<0.05 p<0.0001 p<0.03
Orientation to place 4.9 ± 0.2 4.8 ± 0.4 4.4 ± 0.7 ns p<0.0001 p<0.001
Attention and calculation 3.8 ± 1.4 3.7 ± 1.2 3.5 ± 1.9 ns ns ns
Recall 2.2 ± 0.9 2.4 ± 0.7 1.9 ± 0.8 ns ns p<0.05
Repetition 0.8 ± 0.4 0.8 ± 0.4 0.7 ± 0.5 ns ns ns
Complex commands (Understanding) 2.9 ± 0.3 2.8 ± 0.5 2.4 ± 1.0 ns p<0.01 p<0.03
Complex commands (Write a sentence) 1.0 ± 0.0 0.9 ± 0.2 0.8 ± 0.4 ns p<0.001 p<0.02
Complex commands (Copy of pentagons) 1.1 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.3 0.6 ± 0.5 ns p<0.002 ns
  1. MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination.