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Table 2 Areas of memory-related SCS (n = 4679)a

From: Memory-related subjective cognitive symptoms in the adult population: prevalence and associated factors – results of the LIFE-Adult-Study

“Is it more difficult for you to remember…” No, not more difficult (%) Yes, a little bit more difficult (%) Yes, much more difficult (%) I don’t know (%)
“… appointments/dates than in the pastb?” 69.9 26.7 2.9 0.5
“… where you keep certain articles/things than in the past?” 49.6 45.2 5.0 0.3
“… the content of conversations that took place some days before than in the past?” 48.9 44.9 5.3 0.9
“… names of acquaintances or friends than in the past?” 43.6 46.6 9.5 0.3
“… recent events than in the past?” 40.8 53.4 5.2 0.6
  1. aWeights were used which corrected for sample deviations in distribution from the adult population structure of the city of Leipzig in 2012 with regard to age and sex. Weighting resulted in a sample size of n = 4679 instead of 4678 participants with memory-related SCS
  2. b’past’ was always specified as ‘when compared to 10 years ago’
  3. SCS subjective cognitive symptoms