The relationship between subjective and objective memory in the oldest old: comparisons of findings from a representative and a convenience sample.

@article{Zelinski2001TheRB,
  title={The relationship between subjective and objective memory in the oldest old: comparisons of findings from a representative and a convenience sample.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Zelinski and Kerry Burnight and Christianne J. Lane},
  journal={Journal of aging and health},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={248-66}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the hypotheses that subjective memory ratings are more accurate in the oldest old than in the young old and more accurate in a representative sample than in a convenience sample. METHODS Outcomes of hierarchical regressions of subjective ratings and participant characteristics on recall were compared between a nationally representative sample of 6,446 adults ages 70 to 103 and a convenience sample of 326 adults ages 70 to 97. RESULTS Education interacted with memory… CONTINUE READING

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