Chuanzhu Cai

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OBJECTIVES Epidemiological data concerning atherosclerotic disease among older people in rural China are sparse. We seek to determine prevalence and cardiovascular risk factor profiles for peripheral artery disease (PAD) and carotid atherosclerosis (CAS) among Chinese older people living in a rural community. METHODS This cross-sectional study included(More)
BACKGROUND The interactive effect between diabetes and impaired kidney function on cognitive impairment in older adults has not yet been reported. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of diabetes and impaired kidney function with cognitive impairment among Chinese older people living in a rural area. METHODS This cross-sectional study(More)
BACKGROUND The burden of chronic diseases in China is substantial now. Data on patterns of chronic diseases and multimorbidity among older adults, especially among those living in rural areas, are sparse. OBJECTIVE We aim to investigate the prevalence and patterns of chronic disease pairs and multimorbidity in elderly people living in rural China. (More)
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