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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 ...
Dependence- and disability-free life expectancy across eight low- and middle-income countries: a 10/66 study
(Journal of Aging and Health, 2019-01-30)
The objective of this study was to estimate healthy life expectancies in eight low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), using two indicators: disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) and dependence-free life expectancy ...
The association between, depression, anxiety, and mortality in older people across eight low‐ and middle‐income countries: Results from the 10/66 cohort study
Objectives: Depression and anxiety are common mental disorders in later life. Few population‐based studies have investigated their potential impacts on mortality in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMICs). The aim of ...
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 ...
Neighbourhood environment and dementia in older people from high-, middle- and low-income countries: results from two population-based cohort
(BMC Public Health, 2020)
A growing number of studies have explored how features of the neighbourhood environment can be related to cognitive health in later life. Yet few have focused on low- and middle-income countries and compared the results ...