Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Research ArticleVolume 3 Issue 4

A Cross-sectional Study to Examine Cognition and the Regular Behaviours Impacting it Among Individuals in their Early Years of Old Age

Vidhi P Naik*

Department of Physiotherapy, Dublin Business School, Ireland

*Corresponding Author: Vidhi P Naik, Department of Physiotherapy, Dublin Business School, Ireland.

Received: February 18, 2022; Published: March 03, 2022

Abstract

Background: Cognitive impairment is fairly frequent as individuals get older, and it affects their quality of life.

Objective: The goal of this study was to discover the variables that influence cognitive performance in the early years of old age.

Methods: A total of 124 people were examined in this study. The Montreal Cognitive Assessment Scale was used to assess the participants' cognitive abilities. Self-made questionnaires were used to collect socio-demographic and behaviour (habit) related data. Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living was used to investigate IADL. The statistical analysis method used was the Chi square test.

Results: The findings revealed substantial disparities in cognitive performance as a function of age. Other variables were not shown to be substantially linked to cognition. MCI was shown to be more common in females (52.7%) and non-smokers (47.3%).

Conclusion: factors affecting cognitive function were age, female gender and non smoker status.

Keywords: Mild Cognitive Impairment; Cognition; Dementia; Alzheimer’s Disease; Aging

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Citation: Vidhi P Naik. “A Cross-sectional Study to Examine Cognition and the Regular Behaviours Impacting it Among Individuals in their Early Years of Old Age". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.4 (2022): 09-15.

Copyright: © 2022 Vidhi P Naik. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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