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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 ...
Leg length, skull circumference, and the incidence of dementia in Latin America and China: a 10/66 population-based cohort study
(PLOS ONE, 2018-04-18)
Adult leg length is influenced by nutrition in the first few years of life. Adult head circumference is an indicator of brain growth. Cross-sectional studies indicate inverse associations with dementia risk, but there ...