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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 ...
A brief dementia screener suitable for use by non-specialists in resource poor settings-the cross-cultural derivation and validation of the brief Community Screening Instrument for Dementia.
(International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2011)
Brief screening tools for dementia for use by non-specialists in primary care have yet to be validated in nonwestern settings where cultural factors and limited education may complicate the task. We aimed to derive a brief ...
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 ...
Soil fertility evaluation of coffee (Coffea spp.) production systems and management recommendations for the Barahona province, Dominican Republic.
Reported yields in most coffee farms of the Barahona province in the Dominican Republic are relatively low (< 290 kg ha-1 parchment coffee). In general, coffee producers do not use diagnostic techniques such as soil ...