Socioeconomic status as a risk factor for dementia death: individual participant meta-analysis of 86 508 men and women from the UK.

@article{Russ2013SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic status as a risk factor for dementia death: individual participant meta-analysis of 86 508 men and women from the UK.},
  author={Tom C Russ and Emmanuel A. Stamatakis and Mark Hamer and John M. Starr and Mika Kivim{\"a}ki and George David Batty},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2013},
  volume={203 1},
  pages={
          10-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Life-course socioeconomic factors may have a role in dementia aetiology but there is a current paucity of studies. Meta-analyses of individual participant data would considerably strengthen this evidence base. AIMS To examine the association between socioeconomic status in early life and adulthood with later dementia death. METHOD Individual participant meta-analysis of 11 prospective cohort studies (1994-2004, n = 86 508). RESULTS Leaving full-time education at an earlier age… CONTINUE READING
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