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Socioeconomic factors and all cause and cause-specific mortality among older people in Latin America, India, and China: a population-based cohort study.
(PloS Medicine, 2012)
Even in low and middle income countries most deaths occur in older adults. In Europe, the effects of better education and home ownership upon mortality seem to persist into old age, but these effects may not generalise ...
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 ...
A comparative cross-cultural study of the prevalence of late life depression in low and middle income countries.
(Journal of Affective Disorders, 2016)
Current estimates of the prevalence of depression in later life mostly arise from studies carried out in Europe, North America and Asia. In this study we aimed to measure the prevalence of depression using a standardised ...