Predictors of Quality of Life among Older People with Mild Cognitive Impairment Attending Urban Primary Care Clinics.

Predictors of Quality of Life among Older People with Mild Cognitive Impairment Attending Urban Primary Care Clinics. Clin Gerontol. 2019 May 20;:1-14 Authors: Samy AL, Kamaruzzaman SB, Krishnaswamy S, Low WY Abstract OBJECTIVES: To study the prevalence of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) among older people attending primary care clinics and its predictors of QOL. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted at two primary care clinics in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, recruiting 271 participants by utilizing the universal sampling method. Every patient who attended both the clinics during the study period and met the inclusion and exclusion criteria were approached and briefed about the study. Patients who gave consent were recruited as study participants. Information on sociodemographic, medical condition, and lifestyle behaviors were obtained. The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) was used to screen for MCI at a score
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