Prevalence and severity of cognitive impairment with and without dementia in an elderly population.

@article{Graham1997PrevalenceAS,
  title={Prevalence and severity of cognitive impairment with and without dementia in an elderly population.},
  author={Janice E Graham and Kenneth Rockwood and Bonita Lynn Beattie and Robert K. Eastwood and Serge Gauthier and Holly Anna Tuokko and Ian Mcdowell},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1997},
  volume={349 9068},
  pages={1793-6}
}
BACKGROUND Not all cognitively impaired people have dementia, but those who do not meet current criteria for dementia have received little study. We report a comprehensive estimate of the prevalence of "cognitive impairment, no dementia" (CIND) in an elderly population. METHODS The Canadian Study of Health and Aging gathered population representation information about elderly Canadians aged 65 and over from 36 cities and surrounding areas in five regions. In each region, the sample size was… CONTINUE READING
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