Neighborhood deprivation, individual socioeconomic status, and cognitive function in older people: analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

@article{Lang2008NeighborhoodDI,
  title={Neighborhood deprivation, individual socioeconomic status, and cognitive function in older people: analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.},
  author={Iain A. Lang and David J. Llewellyn and Kenneth M. Langa and Robert B. Wallace and Felicia Huppert and David Melzer},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={191-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the relationship between cognitive function, socioeconomic status, and neighborhood deprivation (lack of local resources of all types, financial and otherwise). DESIGN Nationally representative cross-section. SETTING The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). PARTICIPANTS Seven thousand one hundred twenty-six community-dwelling individuals aged 52 and older and resident in urban areas. MEASUREMENTS Individual cognitive function score and index of multiple… CONTINUE READING

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