Table 7

 Comparisons of errors among memory groups

Group I “No impairment”Group II “Retrieval difficulties”Group III “Generalised memory impairment”
All post-hoc comparisons are made with group I as the reference group.
*p ⩽ 0.01.
Total score
Confabulations0.6 (1.16)1.0 (1.59)0.5 (1.34)NS
Intrusions0.3 (0.74)0.5 (1.20)0.6 (1.14)NS
Repetitions4.2 (3.25)2.9 (2.93)*2.7 (2.58)*F(2, 235) = 6.49, p<0.01
Delayed recall
Confabulations0.2 (.46)0.4 (.80)0.7 (0.94)*F(2, 235) = 8.42, p<0.01
Intrusions0.2 (0.44)0.3 (0.71)0.4 (0.78)NS
Repetitions0.7 (1.13)0.3 (0.52)*0.2 (0.44)*F(2, 234) = 9.77, p<0.01
Recognition
Confabulations0.9 (1.44)1.7 (2.03)*2.1 (2.55)*F(2, 234) = 9.00, p<0.01
Intrusions0.5 (0.82)0.8 (1.22)1.2 (1.14)*F(2, 234) = 8.64, p<0.01