|What does the tool measure?||Executive function in patients with stroke.|
|What types of clients can the tool be used for?||The TMT can be used with, but is not limited to, patients with stroke.|
|Is this a screening or assessment tool?||Assessment tool|
|Time to administer||The TMT takes approximately 5 to 10 minutes to administer.|
|Other Languages||Arabic, Chinese and Hebrew|
|Reliability|| Test-retest reliability
– Two studies examined the test-retest reliability.
|Validity|| Predictive validity
– Several studies have examined the predictive validity of the TMT and have found Part B to be predictive of fitness to drive following stroke.
Known groups validity
|Floor/Ceiling Effects||One study found Part A of the TMT to have significant ceiling effects.|
|Does the tool detect change in patients?||The responsiveness of the TMT has not formally been studied, however the TMT has been used to detect changes in a clinical trial with patients with stroke.|
|Acceptability||The TMT is simple and easy to administer.|
|Feasibility||The TMT is relatively inexpensive and highly portable. The TMT is public domain and can be reproduced without permission. It can be administered by individuals with minimal training in cognitive assessment.|
|How to obtain the tool?||The Trail Making Test (TMT) can be purchased from:|