Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

American Heart Association Inc.

Place of Publication

United States

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences

RAS ID

27368

Comments

Originally published as: An, J., Li, H., Tang, Z., Zheng, D., Guo, J., Liu, Y., ... & Tao, L. (2018). Cognitive Impairment and Risk of All‐Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Over 20‐Year Follow‐up: Results From the BLSA. Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(15), e008252. Original article available here.

Abstract

Background-Cognitive impairment may increase the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. This study examined the association between cognitive function and risk of all-cause and CVD mortality among the elderly in Beijing, China. Methods and Results-A total of 1996 participants aged ≥55 years at baseline were enrolled from the BLSA (Beijing Longitudinal Study of Aging). Cognitive function was assessed using the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), and participants were categorized as:

DOI

10.1161/JAHA.117.008252

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