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Table 2 HCT, Vit.B12 and Folate and cognitive capacity (number of people and prevalence proportions)

From: In what extent anemia coexists with cognitive impairment in elderly: a cross-sectional study in Greece

  MMSE > 24 MMSE ≤ 24 Total
  N (%) N (%) N (%)
HCT    
Normal*    
   Male 137 (65.6) 72 (34.4) 209 (100)
   Female 139 (59.9) 93 (40.1) 232 (100)
   Total 276 (62.6) 165 (37.4) 441 (100)
Abnormal    
   Male 16 (44.4) 20 (55.6) 36 (100)
   Female 31 (52.5) 28 (47.5) 59 (100)
   Total 47 (49.5) 48 (50.5) 95 (100)
Vit.B12    
Normal    
   Male 144 (65.2) 77 (34.8) 221 (100)
   Female 154 (59.5) 105 (40.5) 259 (100)
   Total 298 (62.1) 182 (37.9) 480 (100)
Abnormal    
   Male 9 (37.5) 15 (62.5) 24 (100)
   Female 16 (50) 16 (50) 32 (100)
   Total 25 (44.6) 31 (55.4) 56 (100)
Folate    
Normal    
   Male 149 (62.3) 90 (37.7) 239 (100)
   Female 166 (58.9) 116 (41.1) 282 (100)
   Total 315 (60.3) 206 (39.5) 521 (100)
Abnormal    
   Male 4 (66.7) 2 (33.3) 6 (100)
   Female 4 (44.4) 5 (55.6) 9 (100)
   Total 8 (53.3) 7 (46.7) 15 (100)
  1. * Normal value of HCT ≥ 38% in male and >36 in females