|Scale, cut point||Sensitivity (95% CI)||Specificity (CI)||Positive LR||Negative LR|
|*LR=likelihood ratio, HVLT=Hopkins Verbal Learning Test, MMSE=Mini-Mental State Examination. Diagnostic terms defined in glossary. CIs and LRs calculated from data in article.|
|HVLT, 18/19||96% (80 to 100)||80% (61 to 92)||4.80||0.05|
|MMSE, 25/26||88% (67 to 98)||93% (78 to 99)||12.57||0.13|
The Hopkins Verbal Learning Test had high sensitivity and good specificity for detecting mild dementia in older people
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