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AlzRisk Paper Detail

Reference: Ogunniyi, 2006
Cohort: Indianapolis-Ibadan Dementia Project - Indianapolis Cohort
Risk Factor: Blood Pressure

Average Follow-up Time Detail
Follow-up screening occurred at 2 and 5 years following enrollment in the original prevalence study. Follow-up consisted of an initial in-home screening for all participants and a full diagnostic workup in a select subsample.

Exposure Detail
The baseline screening interview documented self-reported medical history of hypertension.

Ethnicity Detail
All participants were African American.

Age Detail
Entry criteria required all participants to be 65 years of age or older at baseline.

Screening and Diagnosis Detail
Screening Method:
CSIDCommunity Screening Interview for Dementia

AD Diagnosis:
NINCDS ADRDA National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Diseases and Stroke/Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association Criteria (McKhann 1984)

Covariates & Analysis Detail
Analysis Type:
Logistic regression

"Since the sampling scheme for selection of subjects for clinical assessment in our study resulted in unequal probabilities for selection, a specialized software, Survey Data Analysis (SUDAAN), for analyzing data from complex sampling was utilized."

AD Covariates: