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Table 5 Potential predictors for MCI at 18 months

From: Incidence and predictors of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) within a multi-ethnic Asian populace: a community-based longitudinal study

Predictor of interest N = 1227 p value
B OR (95% CI)
Age (years, continuous) 0.019 1.019 (0.987–1.052) 0.245
Sex
 Male vs Female 0.618 1.854 (1.287–2.672) 0.001*
Education (years):
 0–6 vs 7 and above 0.415 1.515 (0.952–2.409) 0.079
Lifestyle
 Mental activity – 0.066 0.936 (0.897–0.977) 0.002*
 Attend or organise parties 0.389 1.476 (0.860–2.534) 0.158
 Gardening or rearing animals 0.184 1.201 (0.850–1.699) 0.299
 Use modern gadgets 0.532 1.702 (0.619–4.681) 0.303
Physical Performance
 TUG ((seconds) – 0.030 0.971 (0.919–1.026) 0.294
Dietary Intake:
 Pyridoxine (mg/day) – 0.249 0.779 (0.470–1.292) 0.333
  1. *p < 0.05 significant using binary logistic regression