Ethnic differences in functional and neuropsychological test performance in older adults.

@article{Baird2007EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in functional and neuropsychological test performance in older adults.},
  author={Anne Dull Baird and Marvella Ford and Kenneth Podell},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={309-18}
}
Numerous studies outline discrepancies in neuropsychological test profiles in African American and European American samples, despite similarities on major background factors. In our clinical sample of convenience, African American and European American older adults did not diverge on age, years of formal education, or global cognitive impairment. We predicted that ethnic groups would differ on a financial index, reading, and naming measures, but not on form discrimination and health problem… CONTINUE READING

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