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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1406-149
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • 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
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

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).