Early life influences on cognitive impairment among oldest old Chinese.

@article{Zhang2008EarlyLI,
  title={Early life influences on cognitive impairment among oldest old Chinese.},
  author={Zhenmei Zhang and Danan Gu and Mark D. Hayward},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={S25-33}
}
OBJECTIVES This article examines the effects of early life socioeconomic conditions on the risk of cognitive impairment among oldest old persons in China. We also examine whether adult socioeconomic status mediates the association between early life socioeconomic status and cognitive impairment in old age. METHODS Data derived from two waves (1998-2000) of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey. We estimated logistic and multinomial regression models of cognitive impairment for a… CONTINUE READING