Education, wealth, and cognitive function in later life.

@article{Cagney2002EducationWA,
  title={Education, wealth, and cognitive function in later life.},
  author={Kathleen A. Cagney and Diane S. Lauderdale},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={
          P163-72
        }
}
Population-based studies of health often use education as the sole indicator of socioeconomic status (SES); the independent contributions of education and other SES covariates are rarely delineated. Using Wave 1 of the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old study, the authors examined the extent to which educational attainment influences performance on three separate domains of cognitive status by race and Latino ethnicity and introduced controls for wealth and household income. Results… CONTINUE READING

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