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Blood pressure-related cognitive decline: does age make a difference?

Elias, Penelope K; Elias, Merrill F; Robbins, Michael A; Budge, Marc


Systolic and diastolic blood pressures have been inversely related to cognitive performance in prospective and cross-sectional studies. However, in large, community-based samples, these findings have been limited to older adults. In this 20-year longitudinal study, we examined the relationship between baseline blood pressure and cognitive decline for 529 participants using 2 age groups (18 to 46 years and 47 to 83 years). Cognitive performance was measured over multiple examinations with the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Hypertension
DOI: 10.1161/01.HYP.0000145858.07252.99


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