Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the performance in neuropsychological tests of both Hispanic and non-Hispanic elderly with and without Alzheimer's disease (AD). It was hypothesized that Hispanic patients would perform lower than non-Hispanic individuals. Method: This study examined archival data. The sample consisted of 399 AD patients (M = 73.58, SD = 7.27) with a mean education of 13.55 (SD = 3.77). 65% of the sample was female, 46% were Hispanic and 54% were non-Hispanic and 87% were right handed. 21.2% had a confirmed diagnosis of AD. Four groups were examined: Non-Hispanic with AD (NH+AD), Hispanic with AD (H+AD), Non-Hispanic no AD (NH-AD), and Hispanic no AD (H-AD). Each subject was given a comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation that included tests of memory, language, and executive functioning. Results: A One-way ANOVA revealed significant differences between all groups. On the MMSE (F(3,335) = 70.122, p = .001), Logical Memory...

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