Incidence of AD may decline in the early 90s for men, later for women: The Cache County study.

@article{Miech2002IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of AD may decline in the early 90s for men, later for women: The Cache County study.},
  author={Richard Allen Miech and John C. S. Breitner and Peter P. Zandi and Ara S. Khachaturian and James C Anthony and Lawrence Mayer},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={209-18}
}
OBJECTIVES To characterize the incidence of AD among the elderly population of Cache County, UT, noted for its longevity and high response rates; to explore sex differences; and to examine whether AD incidence plateaus or declines in extreme old age. METHODS Using a multistage screening process in 1998 and 1999, and re-examining 122 individuals who had been identified 3 years earlier as cognitively compromised but not demented, the authors found 185 individuals with incident dementia (123… CONTINUE READING
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