Clinical features in early Parkinson disease and survival.

  title={Clinical features in early Parkinson disease and survival.},
  author={Raymond Yen-Yu Lo and Caroline M. Tanner and Kathleen B Albers and Amethyst D Leimpeter and Robin D Fross and Allan L. Bernstein and Valerie A McGuire and Charles Patrick Quesenberry and Lorene M. Nelson and Stephen K Van Den Eeden},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={66 11},
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between demographic and clinical features in early Parkinson disease (PD) and length of survival in a multiethnic population. DESIGN Clinical features within 2 years of diagnosis were determined for an inception cohort established during 1994-1995. Vital status was determined through December 31, 2005. Predictor variables included age at diagnosis, sex, race/ethnicity, as well as clinical subtype (modified tremor dominant, postural instability gait… CONTINUE READING