Risk of Alzheimer's disease incidence attributable to vascular disease in the population.

@article{Dodge2011RiskOA,
  title={Risk of Alzheimer's disease incidence attributable to vascular disease in the population.},
  author={Hiroko H. Dodge and Chung-Chou Ho Chang and Ilyas Mohammad Kamboh and Mary Ganguli},
  journal={Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={356-60}
}
BACKGROUND Although Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder, there is growing interest in the influence of vascular factors on its incidence. METHODS In a population-based longitudinal epidemiological study, we fit Cox proportional hazard models to examine the risk of incident dementia and AD associated with self-reported vascular disease. The population-attributable risk percent (percent of the incidence of dementia and AD in the population that would be eliminated if… CONTINUE READING

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