Mild cognitive impairment: epidemiology and dementia risk in an elderly Italian population.

@article{Ravaglia2008MildCI,
  title={Mild cognitive impairment: epidemiology and dementia risk in an elderly Italian population.},
  author={Giovanni Ravaglia and Paola Forti and Fausta Montesi and Anna Lucicesare and Nicoletta Pisacane and Elisa Rietti and Edoardo Dalmonte and Marisa Bianchin and Patrizia Mecocci},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={51-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate prevalence and incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and its risk of progression to dementia in an elderly Italian population. DESIGN Longitudinal. SETTING Population-based cohort aged 65 and older resident in an Italian municipality. PARTICIPANTS A total of 1,016 subjects underwent baseline evaluation in 1999/2000. In 2003/04, information about cognitive outcome was collected for 745 participants who were free of dementia at baseline. MEASUREMENTS MCI… CONTINUE READING