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The contribution of chronic diseases to the prevalence of dependence among older people in Latin America, China and India: a 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based survey
(BMC Geriatrics, 2010-08-06)
The number of older people is set to increase dramatically worldwide. Demographic changes are likely to result in the rise of age-related chronic diseases which largely contribute to years lived with a disability and ...
Dementia incidence and mortality in middle-income countries, and associations with indicators of cognitive reserve: a 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based cohort study
(The Lancet, 2012)
Results of the few cohort studies from countries with low incomes or middle incomes suggest a lower incidence of dementia than in high-income countries. We assessed incidence of dementia according to criteria from the 10/66 ...
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 ...
Equity in the delivery of community healthcare to older people: Findings from 10/66 Dementia research group cross-sectional surveys in Latin America, China, India and Nigeria.
(BMC Health Services Research, 2011)
To describe patterns of recent health service utilisation, and consequent out-of-pocket expenses among older people in countries with low and middle incomes, and to assess the equity with which services are accessed and ...
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 ...
Socioeconomic factors and all cause and cause-specific mortality among older people in Latin America, India, and China: a population-based cohort study.
(PloS Medicine, 2012)
Even in low and middle income countries most deaths occur in older adults. In Europe, the effects of better education and home ownership upon mortality seem to persist into old age, but these effects may not generalise ...
Reproductive period, endogenous estrogen exposure and dementia incidence among women in Latin America and China: a 10/66 population-based cohort study.
(PloS Medicine, 2018)
Exposure to endogenous estrogen may protect against dementia, but evidence remains equivocal. Such effects may be assessed more precisely in settings where exogenous estrogen administration is rare. We aimed to ...
Frailty and the prediction of dependence and mortality in low- and middle-income countries: a 10/66 population based cohort study.
(BMC Medicine, 2015)
In countries with high incomes, frailty indicators predict adverse outcomes in older people, despite a lack of consensus on definition or measurement. We tested the predictive validity of physical and multidimensional ...
Cohort Profile: The 10/66 study
(International Journal of Epidemiology, 2017)
A comparative cross-cultural study of the prevalence of late life depression in low and middle income countries.
(Journal of Affective Disorders, 2016)
Current estimates of the prevalence of depression in later life mostly arise from studies carried out in Europe, North America and Asia. In this study we aimed to measure the prevalence of depression using a standardised ...