Cardiovascular Risk Score, Cognitive Decline, and Dementia in Older Mexican Americans: The Role of Sex and Education

@inproceedings{Hazzouri2013CardiovascularRS,
  title={Cardiovascular Risk Score, Cognitive Decline, and Dementia in Older Mexican Americans: The Role of Sex and Education},
  author={Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri and Mary Haan and John M Neuhaus and Mark J. Pletcher and Carmen Peralta and Lenny L{\'o}pez and Eliseo J. P{\'e}rez Stable},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk with cognitive decline and incidence of dementia and cognitive impairment but not dementia (CIND) and the role of education as a modifier of these effects. METHODS AND RESULTS One thousand one hundred sixteen Mexican American elderly were followed annually in the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging. Our sex-specific 10-year CVD risk score included baseline age, systolic blood pressure… CONTINUE READING
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