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The influence of smoking, sedentary lifestyle and obesity on cognitive impairment-free life expectancy

Anstey, Kaarin; Kingston, A.; Kiely, K. M.; Luszcz, M. A.; Mitchell, P.; Jagger, C.


BACKGROUND Smoking, sedentary lifestyle and obesity are risk factors for mortality and dementia. However, their impact on cognitive impairment-free life expectancy (CIFLE)has not previously been estimated. METHODS Data were drawn from the DYNOPTA dataset which was derived by harmonizing and pooling common measures from five longitudinal ageing studies. Participants for whom the Mini-Mental State Examination was available were included (N¼8111,48.6% men). Data on education, sex, body mass index,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyu170


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