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Table 1 Classification algorithms used for English and Spanish screening procedures. Classification was determined by a combination of performance on a test of delayed recall and a test of global mental status

From: Community memory screening as a strategy for recruiting older adults into Alzheimer’s disease research

English Administration Story A delayed recall score   MoCA score
Normal, Age-Appropriate Memory < -1.5 SD   ≥ 24
  < -1.5 SD and < 24
Possible Memory Decline   or  
  ≥ -1.5 SD and ≥ 24
Likely Memory Decline ≥ -1.5 SD   < 24
Spanish Administration CERAD delayed recall score   MMSE score
Normal, Age-Appropriate Memory ≥ 4   ≥ 26
Possible Memory Decline ≥ 4 and < 26
  or  
< 4 and ≥ 26
Likely Memory Decline < 4   < 26
  1. MoCA Montreal Cognitive Assessment, CERAD Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, SD standard deviation
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