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Luana Giatti ; Sandhi Maria Barreto ; Ana Roscoe Papini Galery ; Valéria Maria de Azeredo Passos ;Dementia & Neuropsychologia 2013, 7 4

Author: Juliana Alves Batista

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Dementia & Neuropsychologia ISSN: 1980-5764 demneuropsy@uol.com.br Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento Brasil Alves Batista, Juliana; Giatti, Luana; Barreto, Sandhi Maria; Papini Galery, Ana Roscoe; de Azeredo Passos, Valéria Maria Reliability of Cognitive Tests of ELSA-Brasil, the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health Dementia & Neuropsychologia, vol.
7, núm.
4, octubre-diciembre, 2013, pp.
367-373 Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=339530369003 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Original Articles Dement Neuropsychol 2013 December;7(4):367-373 Reliability of Cognitive Tests of ELSA-Brasil, the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health Juliana Alves Batista1, Luana Giatti2, Sandhi Maria Barreto3, Ana Roscoe Papini Galery4, Valéria Maria de Azeredo Passos5 ABSTRACT.
Cognitive function evaluation entails the use of neuropsychological tests, applied exclusively or in sequence. The results of these tests may be influenced by factors related to the environment, the interviewer or the interviewee. Objectives: We examined the test-retest reliability of some tests of the Brazilian version from the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s disease.
Methods: The ELSA-Brasil is a multicentre study of civil servants (35-74 years of age) from public institutions across six Brazilian States.
The same tests were applied, in different order of appearance, by the same trained and certified interviewer, with an approximate 20-day interval, to 160 adults (51% men, mean age 52 years). The Intraclass Correlation Coefficient (ICC) was used to assess the reliability of the measures; and a dispersion graph wa...





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