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Table 3 ADKS Total and Content Domains Scores for Ethnic Groups (n = 186)

From: Knowledge and perceptions of Alzheimer’s disease in three ethnic groups of younger adults in the United Kingdom

Content Domain #items Mean SD± % Correct White (n = 125) Mean SD± Black (n = 31) Mean SD± Asian (n = 30) Mean SD± F value P-value Significant differencea
ADKS 30 13.5 (5.4) 45.0% 14.0 (5.5) 13.3 (4.7) 12.0 (5.6) 1.675 0.190  
Risk Factor 6 2.1 (1.3) 35.3% 2.2 (1.4) 2.0 (1.4) 1.9 (1.2) 0.742 0.478  
Symptoms 4 1.8 (1.1) 44.2% 1.9 (1.1) 1.4 (1.1) 1.4 (0.9) 4.285 0.015* White*>
Asian
Course of the Disease 4 1.8 (1.2) 46.1% 2.0 (1.2) 1.5 (1.3) 1.6 (1.2) 2.502 0.085  
Assessment and Diagnosis 4 2.0 (1.1) 50.1% 2.0 (1.1) 2.4 (1.0) 1.6 (1.1) 3.286 0.040* Black*>
Asian
Treatment and Management 4 1.9 (1.1) 47.3% 1.9 (1.1) 2.0 (1.1) 1.6 (1.1) 1.012 0.365  
Life Impact 3 1.5 (0.9) 50.8% 1.5 (0.9) 1.7 (0.9) 1.5 (1.0) 1.072 0.344  
Caregiving 5 2.4 (1.3) 47.4% 2.4 (1.3) 2.2 (1.4) 2.3 (1.2) 0.496 0.610  
  1. aSignificant differences on interval variables were defined using univariate analysis of variance. Post-hoc analysis using the Games-Howell procedure was conducted. * p < 0.05, < > indicates direction of differences