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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...