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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 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 ...
The epidemiology of dependency among urban-dwelling older people in the Dominican Republic: a cross-sectional survey.
(BMC Public Health, 2008)
Demographic ageing, and the health transition will soon lead to large increases in the number of dependent older people in low and middle income countries. Despite its importance, this topic has not previously been ...
Prevalence of dementia in Latin America, India, and China: a population-based cross-sectional survey.
(The Lancet, 2008)
Studies have suggested that the prevalence of dementia is lower in developing than in developed regions. We investigated the prevalence and severity of dementia in sites in low-income and middle-income countries according ...