Brief ReportsValidity of Death Certificate and Hospital Discharge ICD Codes for Dementia Diagnosis The Multi-Ethnic Study of AtherosclerosisFujiyoshi, Akira MD, PhD*,†; Jacobs, David R. Jr PhD†; Alonso, Alvaro MD, PhD†; Luchsinger, José A. MD, MPH‡; Rapp, Stephen R. PhD§; Duprez, Daniel A. MD, PhD∥Author Information *Department of Public Health, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan †Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health ∥Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN ‡Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY §Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC Supported by contracts N01-HC-95159, N01-HC-95160, N01-HC-95161, N01-HC-95162, N01-HC-95163, N01-HC-95164, N01-HC-95165, N01-HC-95166, N01-HC-95167, N01-HC-95168, and N01-HC-95169 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and by grants UL1-TR-000040 and UL1-TR-001079 from NCRR. A.F. is supported by Fulbright Program (RS 2014). The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Reprints: Akira Fujiyoshi, MD, PhD, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S. 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders: April–June 2017 - Volume 31 - Issue 2 - p 168-172 doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000164 Buy SDC Metrics Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.