Differences in Rates of Dementia and Quality of Education Among Diverse Older Adults

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Raquel Cabo; Jennifer J Manly
Generations; Spring 2009; 33, 1; D
				
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Description: When used as a proxy for quality of education, reading level explains racial differences in neuropsychological test performance among African American and white older adults in the U.S. (Manly et al., 2002) and is a better predictor of decline in memory, executive function, and language skills than are years of education or race (Manly et al., 2003; Manly et al., 2004).
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