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Cognitive Deficits 3 to 6 Years Before Dementia Onset in a Population Sample: The Honolulu-Asia Ageing Study

Jorm, Anthony F; Masaki, Kamal H; Petrovitch, Helen; Ross, G Webster; White, Lon R

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the type of cognitive deficits occurring 3 to 6 years before onset of dementia in a population sample. DESIGN: A prospective study in which cognitive deficits in participants who had incident dementia at the 6-year follow-up were examined at baseline and 3 years. SETTING: Honolulu, Hawaii. PARTICIPANTS: Three thousand seven hundred thirty-four Japanese-American men aged 71 to 93 at baseline. At the 6-year follow-up, there were 52 incident cases of dementia, and 1,559...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/83522
Source: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53163.x

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