Cognitive impairment and associated risk factors among aged community members.

  title={Cognitive impairment and associated risk factors among aged community members.},
  author={Y. C. Yen and Ming-Jen Yang and Chun-Hua Shih and For-Wey Lung},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  volume={19 6},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this paper is to investigate the prevalence of and risk factors associated with cognitive impairment in a community-dwelling elderly population. METHODS 1000 community residents aged 65-74 years were recruited in the cross-sectional survey of associated factors of cognitive impairment in southern Taiwan. We employed a multilevel stratified sampling strategy and conducted this interview survey from April to June 2001. The survey questionnaire included background… CONTINUE READING

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