The Mayo Clinic Study of Aging: design and sampling, participation, baseline measures and sample characteristics.

@article{Roberts2008TheMC,
  title={The Mayo Clinic Study of Aging: design and sampling, participation, baseline measures and sample characteristics.},
  author={Rosebud O. Roberts and Yonas Endale Geda and David S. Knopman and Ruth H. Cha and V. Shane Pankratz and Bradley F. Boeve and Robert J. Ivnik and Eric G. Tangalos and Ronald C. Petersen and Walter A. Rocca},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={58-69}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to establish a prospective population-based cohort to investigate the prevalence, incidence and risk factors for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia. METHODS The Olmsted County, Minn., population, aged 70-89 years on October 1, 2004, was enumerated using the Rochester Epidemiology Project. Eligible subjects were randomly selected and invited to participate. Participants underwent a comprehensive in-person evaluation including the Clinical… CONTINUE READING