Radboud University Medical Center

Department of Geriatric Medicine

SPSS syntax

For TOPICS-MDS and for the TOPICS Short Form, several SPSS syntax are available to create and calculate derived variables, such as sum scores or an index. Please note, that all syntax are written for TOPICS-MDS or Short Form baseline data, but can easily be adjusted for follow-up data.


SPSS syntax for TOPICS-MDS (care receiver and caregiver)


SPSS syntax for TOPICS Short Form 2017