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Table 4 Motivational Variables: Intercorrelations and Comparison of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Mild Alzheimer Disease (AD) (n = 111)

From: Motivational processes in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease: results from the Motivational Reserve in Alzheimer’s (MoReA) study

Characteristic (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
(1) Midlife motivation-related occupational score   -.09 .00 .09 .03 .22* −.05
(2) Delay of Gratification    .08 .05 .11 .11 .00
(3) Motivation Scenario Test     .32** .18 .19* .08
(4) Self-reported motivational processes (presence)      .24* .60** .16
(5) Informant-reported motivational processes (presence)       .20* .35**
(6) Self-reported motivational processes (retrospective)        .12
(7) Informant-reported motivational processes (retrospective)        
Total sample: M (SD) −.002 (.88) 2.10 (1.35) 49.72 (5.77) .00 (.77) .00 (.84) .00 (.73) 52.10 (8.17)
MCI (n = 64): M (SD) .15 (.90) 2.20 (1.37) 50.16 (5.32) .04 (.69) .19 (.80) −.01 (.75) 51.99 (8.08)
AD (n = 47): M (SD) −.22 (.80) 1.96 (1.33) 49.09 (6.38) −.06 (.87) −.26 (.82) .01 (.70) 52.25 (8.38)
p (of t) .034* .35 .35 .50 .005** .87 .87
  1. *p < .05, ** < .0024. To adjust for 21 correlation tests, the critical alpha-level is reduced to .0024