Subjective memory decline and objectively assessed memory ability among older people : a cross-sectional study

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dc.contributor.author Feng, Zeyun
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-06T14:12:12Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-06T14:12:12Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/37976
dc.identifier.uri http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201206061809 en
dc.description.abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore whether the objectively assessed memory is correlated with the self-rated memory, and does the self-rated memory ability differ among ages. Methods: Data was obtained from the Evergreen project. A total of 558 people aged between 72 and 92 years were included in the current study. In order to examine the complexity of the relationships between self-rated memory and objective memory ability of the older people, cognitive functioning was assessed by metacognitive self-evaluations and Mini-D cognitive screening test. Main Results: Mini-D sum score and self-rated memory decline was significantly correlated (p< .001). People with lower Mini-D score had 1.40 times the odds of having self-rated memory decline (95% CI= .90-2.18) compared to the individuals with higher Mini-D sum score (>=34). No significant age difference for self-rated memory ability was found (OR=.99, 95% CI= .61-1.43). Conclusion: Objectively assessed memory correlated modestly, but significantly with self-rated memory. Old individuals with lower objectively assessed memory ability are not more likely to experience self-rated memory decline. Self-rated memory decline did not differ with age.
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject.other Older people
dc.subject.other aging
dc.subject.other memory
dc.subject.other cognition.
dc.title Subjective memory decline and objectively assessed memory ability among older people : a cross-sectional study
dc.type Book en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201206061809
dc.subject.ysa ikääntyneet
dc.subject.ysa ikääntyminen
dc.subject.ysa muisti
dc.subject.ysa kognitio
dc.type.dcmitype Text en
dc.type.ontasot Pro gradu fi
dc.type.ontasot Master’s thesis en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Liikuntatieteellinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences en
dc.contributor.laitos Terveystieteiden laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Health Sciences en
dc.contributor.yliopisto University of Jyväskylä en
dc.contributor.yliopisto Jyväskylän yliopisto en
dc.contributor.oppiaine Gerontology and Public Health en
dc.contributor.oppiaine gerontologia ja kansanterveys fi
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