D-KEFS Supplementary Analysis

Program: DKES_Supplementary_Analysis.exe

This computer program for PCs accompanies the paper: Crawford, J. R., Garthwaite, P. H., Sutherland, D., & Borland, N. (2011). Some supplementary methods for the analysis of the Delis‑Kaplan Executive Function System. Psychological Assessment, 23, 888-898.

The program is for use with D-KEFS achievement scores and performs the following supplementary analyses of these scores: (a) quantifies the number of abnormally low achievement scores exhibited by a case and accompanies this with an estimate of the percentage of the normative population expected to exhibit at least this number of low scores; (b) estimates the overall abnormality of a case’s achievement score profile using the Mahalanobis Distance Index (MDI); (c) calculates a composite Executive Function Index score for a case and provides accompanying confidence limits; and (d) provides the percentile ranks for a case’s achievement scores and Executive Index score (in the latter case confidence limits on scores are also expressed as percentile ranks). The methods can be applied when, as will be common, only a subset of the 16 achievement scores have been administered.

To download the program DKEFS_Supplementary_Analysis.exe click here and save to disk (once downloaded click on the program icon to run).

Alternatively, to download the file as a zip file click here (once downloaded unzip the file).

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The author of this software (John R Crawford) and the University of Aberdeen make no representations about the suitability of the software or about any content or information made accessible by the software, for any purpose.

The software is provided 'as is' without express or implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringement.

The software is provided gratuitously and, accordingly, the author shall not be liable under any theory or any damages suffered by you or any user of the software.

If there are any problems please e-mail me at j.crawford@abdn.ac.uk. Further contact details are available in the footer of this page.