Time: 11:00
Room: 224
Presenter(s): Monica Hammond
Title: Data Analysis of Predictors of Cognitive Functioning in an Epidemiologic Study
Developed under the guidance of Dr. Sidong "Max" Zhang , Mathematics

This research examined the correlation and regression between several psychosocial variables based on an epidemiological study of the elderly Hispanic population in the US Southwest from 2012-2013. Data was collected from the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA). The combined variables analyzed were cognitive functioning (Total MMSE score), depressive symptoms (Total CESD score), functional Independence (total IADLS), physical fitness (Body Mass Index), sleep quality (RSLPQUAL8) and etc. Some of the common claims or hypotheses were also tested.