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Cognitive change and its predictive value among the elderly in Beijing

@inproceedings{Zh2000CognitiveCA,
  title={Cognitive change and its predictive value among the elderly in Beijing},
  author={Tang Zh},
  year={2000}
}
  • Tang Zh
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Objective To observe the longitudinal change of cognitive function of the elderly in Beijing. Method A sample of people aged 55 and over in community were tested with MMSE at baseline and followed up five years later. Results 241 out of 2 047 were cognitive impaired at baseline survey. Of them there were 42.9% dead in following up, with a death rate much higher than 19.8% of the cognitive intact persons. The difference in age and morbidity does not account for the disparity in mortality between… CONTINUE READING

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