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Measuring disability across cultures the psychometric properties of the WHODAS II in older people from seven low- And middle-income countries. the 10/66 Dementia research group population-based survey
(International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 2010)
We evaluated the psychometric properties of the 12-item intervieweradministered screener version of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule – version II (WHODAS II) among older people living in seven ...
Strain and its correlates among carers of people with dementia in low-income and middle-income countries. A 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based survey.
(International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2012)
In a multi-site population-based study in several middle-income countries, we aimed to investigate relative contributions of care arrangements and characteristics of carers and care recipients to strain among carers of ...
Prevalence of stroke and related burden among older people living in Latin America, India and China.
(Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 2011)
Despite the growing importance of stroke in developing countries, little is known of stroke burden in survivors. The authors investigated the prevalence of selfreported stroke, stroke-related disability, dependence and ...
Ageing and dementia in low and middle income countries - Using research to engage with public and policy makers.
(In ternational Review of Psychiatry, 2008)
While two thirds of the 24 million people with dementia worldwide live in low and middle income countries, very little research has been conducted to support policy making in these regions. Among the non-communicable ...
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 ...
Dementia severity and weight loss: a comparison across eight cohorts. the 10/66 study.
(Alzheimer's & Dementia, 2013)
We aimed to investigate the association between dementia severity and weight loss in countries with low and middle incomes, where most prevalent cases reside. Methods: Cross-sectional catchment area surveys were performed ...