WHICAP

AcronymDefinition
WHICAPWashington Heights-Inwood Columbia Aging Project (New York)
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The numbers were drawn from the Alzheimer's Association's report, "2010 Alzheimer's Facts and Figures." The report based its findings on several national studies of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease in different groups, especially the 2006 Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the Washington Heights--Inwood Columbia Aging Project (WHICAP).
While the first two sets of patients were primarily white, educated, and of high socioeconomic status, the new cohort follows a diverse group of participants from CUMC's Washington Heights-Inwood Columbia Aging Project (WHICAP), an ongoing, community-based study of aging and dementia comprising elderly, urban-dwelling residents.
The numbers were drawn from a report by the Alzheimer's Association, "2010 Alzheimer's Facts and Figures." The report based its findings on several national studies of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease in different groups, especially the 2006 Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the Washington Heights-Inwood Columbia Aging Project (WHICAP).