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Sex differences in obesity and cognitive function in a cognitively normal aging Chinese Han population

Overview of attention for article published in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, September 2017
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Title
Sex differences in obesity and cognitive function in a cognitively normal aging Chinese Han population
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Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, September 2017
DOI 10.2147/ndt.s145245
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Wei Li, Qi Qiu, Lin Sun, Ling Yue, Tao Wang, Xia Li, Shifu Xiao

Abstract

Sex differences in Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment have been well recognized. However, sex differences in cognitive function and obesity in cognitively normal aging Chinese Han population have not attracted much attention. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between sex, obesity, and cognitive function in an elderly Chinese population with normal cognitive function. A total of 228 cognitively normal aging participants (males/females =93/135) entered this study. Their general demographic information (sex, age, and education) was collected by standardized questionnaire. Apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype and serum lipid levels were measured. The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) was used to assess participants' cognitive function. The prevalence of obesity in elderly women (18/133, 13.5%) was significantly higher than that in men (5/92, 5.4%, P=0.009). Regression analyses showed that obesity was associated with drinking alcohol (OR =13.695, P=0.045) and triglyceride (OR =1.436, P=0.048) in women and limited to low-density lipoprotein (OR =11.829, P=0.023) in men. Women performed worse on the naming score for MoCA than men (P<0.01). Stepwise linear regression analysis showed that education (t=3.689, P<0.001) and smoking (t=2.031, P=0.045) were related to the score of naming in female, while high-density lipoprotein (t=-2.077, P=0.041) was related to the score of naming in male; however, no correlation was found between body mass index and cognitive function in both male and female (P>0.05). Our finding suggests that there are significant sex differences in obesity and specific cognitive domains in aging Chinese Han population with normal cognitive function.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 39 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 7 18%
Student > Master 5 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 8%
Lecturer 3 8%
Researcher 3 8%
Other 3 8%
Unknown 15 38%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Neuroscience 5 13%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 8%
Psychology 3 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 5%
Other 7 18%
Unknown 16 41%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 September 2017.
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#9,127,338
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#1,576
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#158,388
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Outputs of similar age from Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
#43
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