L. J. Romero

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The authors compared the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and the Fuld Object-Memory Exam (FULD) in a Hispanic non-immigrant population in New Mexico. Results demonstrated that performance on the MMSE was affected by lower education and income levels. Performance on the FULD was not affected by these variables. Among persons with limited education and(More)
Performance on a brief battery of neuropsychological tests was compared for 797 Hispanic and non-Hispanic white older adults (65-97 years) participating in a community-based epidemiological survey of Bernalillo County, New Mexico. Tests included measures of memory (Fuld Object Memory Evaluation), attention (Digit Span), verbal fluency (category naming),(More)
Although verbal and written instructions on how to record dietary intake are commonly used in research, little information has been published describing instructional methods or materials. In the New Mexico Aging Process Study, a longitudinal study of nutrition and aging, participants keep a 3-day diet record each year. Classroom instruction and written(More)
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