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Life expectancy in Australian senior with or without cognitive impairment: the Australia Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study Wave 3

Ashby-Mitchell, Kimberly C; Magliano, Dianna; Shaw, Jonathan; Anstey, Kaarin

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Objective: To determine prevalence of cognitive impairment (CI) and to estimate life expectancy with and without cognitive impairment in the Australian population over age 60. Method: Adults aged 60 and older participating in the 12 year follow-up of the Australia Diabetes Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab) were included in the sample (n=1666). The mean age was 69.5 years, and 46.3% of the sample was male. The Mini-Mental State Examination was used to assess cognitive impairment. Logistic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/12282
Source: Gerontology & Geriatric Research 3.4 (2014): 166
DOI: 10.4172/2167-7182.1000166

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