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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...