Incidence of dementia, Alzheimer disease, and vascular dementia in a Japanese population: Radiation Effects Research Foundation adult health study.


OBJECTIVE To determine the age-, sex-, and subtype-specific incidence of dementia and to assess the effect of education level on the incidence in a Japanese population. METHODS 2,286 dementia-free subjects, aged > or =60 years, were followed for 5.9 years through biennial two-phase examinations. RESULTS 206 cases of dementia were newly diagnosed based… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000122332