Gender Disparity in Late-Life Cognitive Functioning in India

  title={Gender Disparity in Late-Life Cognitive Functioning in India},
  author={Jinkook Lee and Regina A. Shih and Kevin Chekov Feeney and Kenneth M. Langa},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  volume={69 4},
OBJECTIVES To examine gender disparities in cognitive functioning in India and the extent to which education explains this disparity in later life. METHODS This study uses baseline interviews of a prospective cohort study of 1,451 community-residing adults 45 years of age or older in four geographically diverse states of India (Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan). Data collected during home visits includes cognitive performance tests, and rich sociodemographic, health, and psychosocial… CONTINUE READING
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