Mini Mental State Examination


Test Points Score
What is the year/season/daydate/month 5  
What is the state/country/town/hospital/floor 5  
Repeat three items
(apple, table, penny)
Serial subtraction of 7's or spell 'World' backwards 5  
Name wristwatch and pen 2   
Repeat 'No ifs, ands or buts' 1  
Take this paper in your right hand, fold it in half, and put it on the table 3    
Read 'Close your eyes' and do it 1   
Remember the 3 items from above 3   
Write a sentence 1  
Copy intersecting pentagons 1   
  Total  =  


Maximum score 30
Severe cognitive impairment < 18