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Marriage and risk of dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

OPEN Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry | 1 Dec 2017

A Sommerlad, J Ruegger, A Singh-Manoux, G Lewis and G Livingston
Abstract
Being married is associated with healthier lifestyle behaviours and lower mortality and may reduce risk for dementia due to life-course factors. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies of the association between marital status and the risk of developing dementia.
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Observational study, The Association, Visual markers of marital status, Epidemiology, Marriage
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