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Socioeconomic status transition throughout life and risk of dementia

JAMA Network Open

2024-05-21
(Press-News.org) About The Study: This cohort study of Japanese older adults identified that upward and downward socioeconomic status transitions were associated with risk of dementia and the length of dementia-free periods over the lifespan. The results may be useful to understand the association between social mobility and healthy longevity. 

Corresponding Author: To contact the corresponding author, Hiroyasu Iso, Ph.D., email iso@pbhel.med.osaka-u.ac.jp.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2024.12303)

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