[...] significantly greater cognitive impairment has been observed upon diagnosis in African American versus white Alzheimer's patients, although the duration of illness was not reported as being longer (Hargrave et al., 1998; Shadlen et al., 1999). [...] although the sample sizes in both studies were too small to allow generalizations about the entire African American or Hispanic population of the United States, it is important to note that patients in both the TAAAP and EARTH trials responded as well to treatment as did the chiefly non-Hispanic white populations in pivotal studies (Griffith et al., 2006; Lopez et al., 2008).
Disparities in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease in African ... Patrick A Griffith; Oscar L Lopez Gener
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