RESEARCH ARTICLE

Application and Revision of Montreal Cognitive Assessment in China's Military Retirees with Mild Cognitive Impairment Yali Zhai1☯, Qiuling Chao1,2☯*, Hong Li1, Bo Wang3, Rong Xu1, Ning Wang1, Yajun Han1, Xiaole He1, Xin Jia1, Xiaoming Wang1* 1 Department of Geriatrics, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University. Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, 2 Center for Ageing and Health Research, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, 3 Department of Epidemic, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China ☯ These authors contributed equally to this work. * [email protected] (QLC); [email protected] (XMW)

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Citation: Zhai Y, Chao Q, Li H, Wang B, Xu R, Wang N, et al. (2016) Application and Revision of Montreal Cognitive Assessment in China's Military Retirees with Mild Cognitive Impairment. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0145547. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145547

In an effort to accommodate MOCA to better fit for the Chinese context, this study was designed to employ the MOCA criteria to screen mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and analyze associated risk factors in military retirees.

Editor: Daoqiang Zhang, Nanjing University of Aeronautic and Astronautics, CHINA

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Received: July 18, 2015 Accepted: December 4, 2015 Published: January 4, 2016 Copyright: © 2016 Zhai et al. 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. Data Availability Statement: All relevant data are within the paper and its Supporting Information files. Funding: This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 81270169). National Department Public Benefit Research Foundation by Ministry of Health P. R. China (No. 201302008). National Social Science Foundation of China (No.15BRK024). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

Three hundred and four retired military cadres were recruited using a random cluster sampling technique with information collected including personal, prevalence, MOCA scale, and related neuropsychiatry scale. Thirty retirees were randomly chosen to be further analyzed one month later using the revised MOCA scale.

Results ①Our data indicated an incidence rate of 64.8% for mild cognitive impairment in retired military cadres. The incidence rate for MCI was significantly higher in those aged 80 or above compared with those 80 years of age or younger (P

Application and Revision of Montreal Cognitive Assessment in China's Military Retirees with Mild Cognitive Impairment.

In an effort to accommodate MOCA to better fit for the Chinese context, this study was designed to employ the MOCA criteria to screen mild cognitive i...
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