2006
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-89102006000500023
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Abstract: OBJECTIVE:To assess the psychometric characteristics of the Mini-Mental State Examination in elderly outpatients who seek primary health care. METHODS:A total of 303 subjects (≥65 years) underwent comprehensive geriatric assessment with functional tools, including Mini-Mental State Examination. Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, and ROC curve were calculated.RESULTS: Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, and area under ROC curve were 80.… Show more

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“…The subjects, who were all evaluated by the same examiner, were interviewed to verify clinical and demographic variables and to determine their cognitive (MMSE) and physical activity (HAP) levels 14 . Weight and body height were also evaluated.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…The subjects, who were all evaluated by the same examiner, were interviewed to verify clinical and demographic variables and to determine their cognitive (MMSE) and physical activity (HAP) levels 14 . Weight and body height were also evaluated.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Subjects with cognitive impairment according to the MiniMental State Examination (MMSE) 14 , neurological diseases, a history of recent fractures in the lower limbs, the presence of painful symptoms or edema in the lower limbs, orthopedic and/or rheumatic diseases in the hands, severe cardiorespiratory diseases or who were using medications such as systemic or inhaled corticosteroids, muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatory non-steroids were excluded.…”
Section: Samplementioning
confidence: 99%
“…Brucki et al 20 20,21 A força de preensão manual foi medida pelo dinamômetro JAMAR, considerado de boa confiabilidade, validade e de alta precisão. 22 Para realizar o teste, o paciente permaneceu na posição sentada, com a coluna ereta, pernas fletidas formando um ângulo de 90° com as coxas e seu cotovelo (o da mão dominante) fletido a 90°, com o antebraço na posição neutra.…”
Section: Métodosunclassified
“…To be included in the study, the participants were required to have a diagnosis of stroke for more than six months, be over 20 years old, and have no cognitive deficits, as determined by the cut-off scores of the Brazilian version of the Mini-mental State Examination (MMSE) 18 . Individuals with hearing and/or speech impairments and those who reported any history that could jeopardize their QOL were excluded.…”
Section: Participantsmentioning
confidence: 99%