amts: Abbreviated Mental Test Score (AMTS)

Description Format References Examples

Description

A dataset containing the responses of 197 persons to the ten questions of the Abbreviated Mental Test Score (AMTS). The AMTS is used to identify patients with dementia. One point is given for each correct answer, a score of 6 or less suggests that the patient has some mental impairment.

Format

A data frame with 197 rows and 13 variables.

id

id number of the patient.

agegrp

a factor with levels 16-65, 66-75, 76-85, 86+ for the age of the patient.

sex

a factor with levels male, female of the patient.

age

age of patient, with 1 if the respondent knows his/her own age and 0 otherwise.

time

time (nearest hour), with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

address

address, with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

name

name of hospital (or area of town if at home) , with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

year

current year, with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

dob

date of birth of patient, with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

month

month, with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

firstww

date of first world war, with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

monarch

name of monarch, with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

countbac

count backwards 20-1, with 1 if correct and 0 otherwise.

References

Slade, A., Fear, J. & Tennant, A. (2006) Identifying patients at risk of nursing home admission: The Leeds Elderly Assessment Dependency Screening tool (LEADS). BMC Health Services Research, 6:31.

Examples

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