Functional impairment in instrumental activities of daily living: an early clinical sign of dementia?


OBJECTIVE To estimate the predictive value of four IADLs on 3- and 5-year incident dementia. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A community survey in 37 randomly selected parishes. SUBJECTS A random sample of French community dwellers aged 65 and older included in the PAQUID study followed-up at 3 (1582 subjects) and 5 years (1283 subjects… (More)