FIGURE 8-5. Task performance as reported by informant.

FIGURE 8-5Task performance as reported by informant

NOTE: The sample was restricted to 27 subsamples of community-residing elders, 65 years and older, N = 1,449, from the North Manhattan Aging Project target area. Only the elderly who have a research clinical evaluation are included. This excludes 40 persons who had normal cognitive levels but were diagnosed as demented or who had severe cognitive impairment but were not diagnosed as demented.

From: 8, Differences in Rates of Dementia Between Ethno-Racial Groups

Cover of Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans
Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Population; Martin LG, Soldo BJ, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1997.
Copyright © 1997, National Academy of Sciences.

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