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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 ...
Dementia incidence and mortality in middle-income countries, and associations with indicators of cognitive reserve: a 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based cohort study
(The Lancet, 2012)
Results of the few cohort studies from countries with low incomes or middle incomes suggest a lower incidence of dementia than in high-income countries. We assessed incidence of dementia according to criteria from the 10/66 ...
The prevalence, correlates and impact of anaemia among older people in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.
(British Journal of Haematology, 2013)
Anaemia among older people is increasingly recognized as a matter of public health concern. Data from low- and middleincome countries are sparse. We surveyed 10915 people aged 65 years and over (8423 with blood tests) in ...
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 ...