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Blood Pressure and Cognitive Function in an African-American and a Caucasian-American Sample: The Maine-Syracuse Study

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


Objective: The primary purpose of this study was to examine associations between indices of blood pressure (BP) and cognitive function for African-American participants in the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study (MSLS). Corresponding data for the Caucasian-American MSLS participants were included to provide a basis for comparison. Interactions of age with BP indices were also assessed in relation to cognitive function. Methods: Data were drawn from the baseline MSLS questionnaires, medical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychosomatic Medicine
DOI: 10.1097/01.psy.0000171164.50990.80


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