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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 impact of COVID19 on Mental Health in the Hispanic Caribbean Region 2020
(International Psychogeriatric, 2020)
The recent global severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic will leave its shadow over mental health in our society, especially among the most vulnerable such as elderly populations and those ...
Cuba’s cardiovascular risk factors: international comparison of levels and education gradients
(PLOS ONE, 2021-03)
Cuba’s life expectancy at 79 is third highest in Latin America. Many attribute this to social investments in health and education, but comparative research is sparse, thus we compare Cuba with neighboring Dominican Republic, ...