Abstract:Objective: To evaluate the association between cognitive decline and quality of life in hypertensive elderly persons. Methods: A quantitative, cross-sectional, analytical study involving 125 hypertensive elderly individuals of both genders attending the HIPERDIA Program in São Luís, in the state of Maranhao, was performed. The Mini Mental State Exam (MMSE) was used to evaluate cognitive decline and quality of life was assessed using the Medical Outcomes Study 36 Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36). The normality … Show more
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