TITLE

2008 - Age, sex, and functional impairment predicted risk for mortality in incident dementia at 14 years

AUTHOR(S)
Molloy, David W.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/15/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that was conducted by J. Xie and colleagues on the association between various prognostic factors and risk for mortality in patients with incident dementia. The study was conducted on 438 patients with age over 65 years. Multivariate analysis showed that functional impairment and older age were associated with higher risk for mortality and men had higher risk for mortality than women and score on the Mini-Mental State Examination did not predict mortality.
ACCESSION #
33742483

 

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