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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 10/66 Dementia Research Group's fully operationalised DSM-IV dementia computerized diagnostic algorithm, compared with the 10/66 dementia algorithm and a clinician diagnosis: a population validation study
(BMC Public Health, 2007-07-20)
Latin America, China and India are experiencing unprecedentedly rapid demographic ageing with an increasing number of people with dementia. The 10/66 Dementia Research Group's title refers to the 66% of people with dementia ...
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 ...