TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.5, pp.1167-1172, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Cognitive impairment, elderly, community-dwelling, risk factors, MINI-MENTAL-STATE, OLDER-ADULTS, DEPRESSION, DEMENTIA, POPULATION, PERFORMANCE, VALIDATION, COHORT, SCALE
Background/aim: The increased rate of elderly individuals in the general population leads to functional decline because of cognitive impairment (CImp). We aimed to detect the prevalence of CImp and related risk factors in community-dwelling elders living in an urban area (Kayseri, Turkey).