Cognitive function in UK community-dwelling African Caribbean and white elders: a pilot study.

@article{Richards2000CognitiveFI,
  title={Cognitive function in UK community-dwelling African Caribbean and white elders: a pilot study.},
  author={M Richards and Carol Brayne and Tom Dening and Melanie Abas and Jane Victoria Carter and Mystique Price and Candace Jones and Raymond Levy},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={621-30}
}
In recent years there has been interest in risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in populations of African origin. Little is known about this risk in older African Caribbean residents in the UK. One difficulty is lack of consensus over an adequate cognitive test battery for this community. Forty-five African Caribbean and 45 age and gender matched white community residents were recruited by household enumeration of an inner London electoral ward. These participants were administered the… CONTINUE READING

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