Prevalence of cognitive impairment and related risk factors in community-dwelling elderly in Kayseri, Turkey


Arguvanli S., AKIN S., DENİZ ŞAFAK E., MUCUK S., ÖZTÜRK A., MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.5, pp.1167-1172, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1406-149
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1167-1172
  • Keywords: Cognitive impairment, elderly, community-dwelling, risk factors, MINI-MENTAL-STATE, OLDER-ADULTS, DEPRESSION, DEMENTIA, POPULATION, PERFORMANCE, VALIDATION, COHORT, SCALE

Abstract

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).