Langa-Weir Classification of Cognitive Function

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This is a researcher contributed dataset that provides a total summary score for cognition using measures from the core HRS interview as well as three derived categories: Normal, Cognitively Impaired but not Demented (CIND), and Demented. We refer to these as the Langa-Weir Classifications (Crimmins et al., 2011). HRS also makes use of proxy respondents to reduce sample attrition. Therefore, this dataset also includes scoring of cognition based on data from proxy respondent interviews.

Contributed projects based on HRS public data are provided by researchers who want to share their work with the research community. Researchers interested in contributing their own products are invited to contact us at hrsquestions@umich.edu. HRS does not produce or support these products and is not responsible for their content or use. They are provided here as a service to the research community.

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Apr 2022 (Ver 3.0)
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