Blood pressure at age 60–65 versus age 70–75 and vascular dementia: a population based observational study

@inproceedings{Peng2017BloodPA,
  title={Blood pressure at age 60–65 versus age 70–75 and vascular dementia: a population based observational study},
  author={Mingkai Peng and Guanmin Chen and Karen L. Tang and Hude Quan and Eric E Smith and Peter D. Faris and Vladimir Hachinski and Norman R C Campbell},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Vascular dementia (VaD) is the second most common form of dementia. However, there were mixed evidences about the association between blood pressure (BP) and risk of VaD in midlife and late life and limited evidence on the association between pulse pressure and VaD. METHODS This is a population-based observational study. 265,897 individuals with at least one BP measurement between the ages of 60 to 65 years and 211,116 individuals with at least one BP measurement between the ages… CONTINUE READING