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Table 4 The correlation of Qi-depressed and Yin-deficient constitutions with neurocognitive dimensions

From: The influence of TCM constitutions and neurocognitive function in elderly Macau individuals

  Qi-depression Yin-deficiency
Β (95%CI) P β (95%CI) P
Visual–spatial ability − 0.91 (− 1.54 ~ − 0.28) 0.005 − 0.53 (− 0.97 ~ − 0.08) 0.020
Naming − 0.64 (− 1.04 ~ − 0.25) 0.001 − 0.24 (− 0.52 ~ 0.03) 0.086
Attention − 0.55 (− 1.22 ~ 0.11) 0.103 − 0.39 (− 0.85 ~ 0.08) 0.102
Language − 0.07 (− 0.37 ~ 0.24) 0.657 − 0.16 (− 0.37 ~ 0.06) 0.150
Abstract reasoning − 0.17 (− 0.52 ~ 0.18) 0.332 − 0.08 (− 0.32 ~ 0.17) 0.528
Memory − 0.21 (− 0.96 ~ 0.54) 0.580 − 0.48 (− 1.00 ~ 0.05) 0.074
Orientation to time and place − 0.11 (− 0.70 ~ 0.49) 0.727 − 0.23 (− 0.65 ~ 0.18) 0.269
  1. Age, education, exercise regularly, depression, sleeping hours were adjusted in the models