Predictors of the progression of dementia severity in Brazilian patients with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia

Márcia L. Chaves, Ana L. Camozzato, Cristiano Khler, Jeffrey Kaye

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Introduction. This study evaluates the progression of dementia and identifies prognostic risk factors for dementia. Methods. A group of 80 Brazilian community residents with dementia (34 with Alzheimer's disease and 46 with vascular dementia) was assessed over the course of 2 years. Data were analyzed with Cox regression survival analysis. Results. The data showed that education predicted cognitive decline (HR=1.2; P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number673581
JournalInternational Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
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StatePublished - 2010

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Vascular Dementia
Dementia
Alzheimer Disease
Survival Analysis
Regression Analysis
Education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Aging
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Neurology

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Predictors of the progression of dementia severity in Brazilian patients with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. / Chaves, Márcia L.; Camozzato, Ana L.; Khler, Cristiano; Kaye, Jeffrey.

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