Italian multicenter case-control study of clinically diagnosed Alzheimer disease: Strategies and instruments for data collection

W. A. Rocca, L. Fratiglioni, L. Bracco, F. Grigoletto, L. Amaducci, B. S. Schoenberg

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Abstract

Instruments and methods used for data collection in the Italian multicenter case-control study of clinically diagnosed Alzheimer disease are illustrated. Details of design of the questionnaire, choice and training of the interviewers, choice of the respondent, and assessment of the quality of data collected are discussed. The text of the questionnaire is included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-108
Number of pages12
JournalThe Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 1987

Keywords

  • Alzheimer disease
  • Data collection
  • case-control studies
  • interviews
  • questionnaires
  • risk factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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