Neighborhood context and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans: results from the Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly.

@article{Sheffield2009NeighborhoodCA,
  title={Neighborhood context and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans: results from the Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly.},
  author={Kristin M. Sheffield and Mary Kristen Peek},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={169 9},
  pages={1092-101}
}
In previous research on cognitive decline among older adults, investigators have not considered the potential impact of contextual variables, such as neighborhood-level conditions. In the present investigation, the authors examined the association between 2 neighborhood-context variables-socioeconomic status and percentage of Mexican-American residents-and individual-level cognitive function over a 5-year follow-up period (1993-1998). Data were obtained from the Hispanic Established Populations… CONTINUE READING

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