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Table 4 Comparison of VST performance between old and young healthy group

From: A virtual shopping test for realistic assessment of cognitive function

VST outcome variables Old group (n = 10) Young group (n = 10) p
Bag use 0 (0–0) 0 (0–0)
List use 0 (0–0) 0 (0–0)
Cue use 0 (0–0) 0 (0–0)
Forward movement 12 (12–18) 12 (12–12) 0.32
Reverse movement 0 (0–6) 0 (0–2) 0.55
Correct purchases 4 (4–4) 4 (4–4)
Total time [s] 85.5 (68–144) 66.5 (59–83) **
Time in shops [s] 26.5 (22–42) 21.5(20–30) **
Time on road [s] 62 (46–112) 45.5 (37–57) **
Mean time per shop [s] 7 (6–11) 5.4 (5.3‒7.5) **
  1. Results show median (the minimum‒the maximum).
  2. Mann–Whitney test: **p < 0.01.