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Table 2 Association of anxiety severity (BAI score) and cognitive function test scores

From: Anxiety severity and cognitive function in primary care patients with anxiety disorder: a cross-sectional study

Cognitive function test scores B r Equation R2 P value
Model 1a      
WAIS-IV tests      
  Block design −0.045 0.352 F(3,170) = 8.019 0.109 0.014
  Digit span total −0.049 0.230 F(3,180) = 3.346 0.053 0.003
    Digit span forward −0.049 0.198 F(3,170) = 2.323 0.039 0.017
    Digit span backward −0.049 0.231 F(3,170) = 3.196 0.053 0.003
    Digit span sequencing −0.040 0.188 F(3,170) = 2.076 0.035 0.021
  Matrix reasoning −0.041 0.316 F(3,167) = 6.163 0.100 0.015
D-KEFS design fluency      
  Total correct designs −0.030 0.139 F(3,178) = 1.177 0.019 0.080
    Correct designs condition 1 −0.024 0.161 F(3,178) = 1.580 0.026 0.149
    Correct designs condition 2 −0.034 0.201 F(3,178) = 2.495 0.040 0.032
    Correct designs condition 3 −0.020 0.120 F(3,178) = 0.862 0.014 0.219
  Total attempted designs −0.030 0.168 F(3,178) = 1.722 0.028 0.157
Model 2b      
WAIS-IV tests      
  Block design −0.035 0.406 F(4,169) = 8.361 0.145 0.054
  Digit span total −0.046 0.251 F(4,179) = 3.010 0.063 0.006
    Digit span forward −0.044 0.223 F(4,169) = 2.207 0.050 0.036
    Digit span backward −0.045 0.245 F(4,169) = 2.709 0.060 0.007
    Digit span sequencing −0.035 0.219 F(4,169) = 2.119 0.048 0.046
  Matrix reasoning −0.040 0.317 F(4,166) = 4.637 0.101 0.021
D-KEFS design fluency      
  Total correct designs − 0.029 0.141 F(4,177) = 0.903 0.020 0.093
    Correct designs condition 1 − 0.022 0.175 F(4,177) = 1.399 0.031 0.199
    Correct designs condition 2 −0.033 0.203 F(4,177) = 1.895 0.041 0.039
    Correct designs condition 3 −0.021 0.121 F(4,177) = 0.656 0.015 0.213
  Total attempted designs −0.029 0.169 F(4,177) = 1.294 0.028 0.172
Model 3c      
WAIS-IV tests      
  Block design −0.030 0.456 F(5,168) = 8.813 0.184 0.093
  Digit span total −0.041 0.329 F(5,179) = 4.334 0.109 0.011
    Digit span forward −0.040 0.276 F(5,168) = 2.769 0.076 0.057
    Digit span backward −0.042 0.292 F(5,168) = 3.120 0.085 0.011
    Digit span sequencing −0.031 0.279 F(5,168) = 2.841 0.078 0.074
  Matrix reasoning −0.036 0.366 F(5,165) = 5.120 0.134 0.035
D-KEFS design fluency      
  Total correct designs −0.023 0.313 F(5,176) = 3.827 0.098 0.162
    Correct designs condition 1 −0.016 0.326 F(5,176) = 4.200 0.107 0.321
    Correct designs condition 2 −0.029 0.304 F(5,176) = 3.577 0.092 0.067
    Correct designs condition 3 −0.017 0.237 F(5,176) = 2.091 0.056 0.306
  Total attempted designs −0.022 0.333 F(5,176) = 4.385 0.111 0.286
  1. a Age and gender as covariates
  2. b Smoking, age and gender as covariates
  3. c Education, smoking, age and gender as covariates
  4. Statistically significant results (p < 0.05) indicated in bold
  5. BAI Beck Anxiety Inventory, D-KEFS Delis–Kaplan Executive Function System, WAIS Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale