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Table 3 Cognitive outcomes at T1 and T2

From: Computerized cognitive training in post-treatment hematological cancer survivors: a feasibility study

  T1 (n = 19) T2 (n = 14) MDa (95% CI) Std
Median Range Median Range
Learning efficiency/memory 42.00 24.00–57.50 38.75 20.00–62.50 − 0.36 (− 6.35–5.94) 10.39
 HVLT-R total recall 40 20–56 38.5 20–62   
 HVLT-R delayed recall 40 27–61 41 20–63   
Information processing/psychomotor efficiency 44.50 28.50–54.80 45.63 29.25–63.25 4.18 (1.55–6.81) 4.55
 TMT-A 45 28–67 51.5 32–64   
 WAIS-III digit symbol 46 30–63 47 30–70   
 Grooved Pegboard—dominant 39 11–58 42 27–63   
 Grooved Pegboard—non-dominant 37 22–57 41 20–58   
Working memory 49.25 37.00–59.30 52.75 41.75–57.00 2.09 (0.51–3.67) 2.74
 TMT-B 43 24–63 48.5 34–59   
 WAIS-III letter number sequencing 50 37–67 50 37–73   
 WAIS-III digit span 48.50 33–63 53 40–67   
 WMS-III spatial span 53 40–63 50 37–63   
Executive functioning b 45.33 36.33–66.7 48.33 33.33 – 63.00 − 0.11(− 5.93–5.70) 7.57
 WCST—total errors 48 31–80 52 29–69   
 WCST—perseverative responses 46.50 37–80 51 38–80   
 WCST—categories 40 37–40 40 33–40   
Language (FAS) 38.50 25.00–55.00 40.50 25.00–55.00 0.79 (− 2.67–4.24) 5.99
Impaired, n (%) 11 (58%) 8 (57%)   
Patient’s assessment of own functioning 22.84 1.00–86.00 23.69 2.00–55.00 − 3.92(− 11.14–3.30) 11.95
  1. HVLT-R Hopkins Verbal Learning Test-Revised [40], TMT-A Trail Making Test-Part A [41], TMT-B Trail Making Test-Part B [41], WAIS-III Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III [42], WMS-III Wechsler Memory Scale –III [43], WCST Wisconsin Card Sorting Test [44]
  2. aPairs used = 14, except for Executive Functioning domain where pairs used = 9
  3. bn = 16 at T1, n = 9 at T2