Table 4: Global Deterioration Scale of the Portuguese centenarians from Beira Interior ( = 101).

MaleFemaleTotalp
( =14)( = 87)

No subjective complaints of memory deficit2 (14.3%)8 (9.2%)10 (9.9%)0.446
Subjective complaints of memory deficit5 (35.7%)33 (37.9%)38 (37.6%)
Earlier clear-cut deficits3 (21.4%)8 (9.2%)11 (10.9%)
Clear-cut deficit in clinical interview2 (14.3%)6 (6.9%)8 (7.9%)
Patient can no longer survive without assistance07 (8%)7 (6.9%)
Occasionally forgets the name of the spouse upon whom they are dependent 012 (13.8%)12 (11.8%)
All verbal abilities are lost 2 (14.3%)11 (12.6%)13 (12.9%)
N/A02 (2.3%)2 (2%)