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The prevalence and social patterning of chronic diseases among older people in a population undergoing health transition: a 10/66 group cross-sectional population-based survey in the Dominican Republic .
(BMC Public Health, 2010)
Very little of the increased attention towards chronic diseases in countries with low and middle incomes has been directed towards older people, who contribute 72% of all deaths, and 14% of all Disability Adjusted Life Years ...
The prevalence, correlates and impact of anaemia among older people in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.
(British Journal of Haematology, 2013)
Anaemia among older people is increasingly recognized as a matter of public health concern. Data from low- and middleincome countries are sparse. We surveyed 10915 people aged 65 years and over (8423 with blood tests) in ...
The psychological impact of heavy drinking among the elderly on their co-residents: the 10/66 group population based survey in the Dominican Republic.
(Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2011)
There is very limited literature on alcohol use among the elderly and little is known about the impact it has on family and caregivers, especially in low and middle income countries. Aim: To estimate the independent effect ...