Prevalence, Distribution, and Impact of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Latin America, China, and India: A 10/66 Population-Based Study
AbstractRapid demographic ageing is a growing public health issue in many low- and middle-income countries (LAMICs). Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a construct frequently used to define groups of people who may be at risk of developing dementia, crucial for targeting preventative interventions. However, little is known about the prevalence or impact of MCI in LAMIC settings. [Plos Medicine Research Article]. URL:[http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001170].
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demographic ageing; public health issue; low- and middle-income countries; ageing; noncommunicable diseases; dementia; cognitive impairment; MCI; Malaysia; South Korea; Peru; Mexico; China; and India; smoking; alcohol intake; diet; exercise; sociodemographic status; education; childhood environment; social networks support; self-report measures of common physical disorders; health service use; lifestyles;
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