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Education disparity only partially explains cognitive gender differences in older rural South Africans

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Objectives: Direction and magnitude of gender differences in late-life cognitive function are inextricably tied to sociocultural context. Our study evaluates education and literacy as primary drivers of gender equality in cognitive performance among middle-aged and older adults in rural South Africa.
Method: Data were collected on 1,938 participants aged 40–79 from Agincourt, South Africa. Cognitive function was measured via the Oxford Cognitive... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/geronb/gbaa035

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ORCID:
0000-0003-2725-3107
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B More from this journal
Volume:
75
Issue:
7
Pages:
e161–e173
Publication date:
2020-03-25
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EISSN:
1758-5368
ISSN:
1079-5014
Pmid:
32211786
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1099364
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pubs:1099364
Deposit date:
2020-05-12

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