[Prevalence of dementia in several regions of the world: analysis of epidemiologic studies from 1994 to 2000].

@article{Lopes2002PrevalenceOD,
  title={[Prevalence of dementia in several regions of the world: analysis of epidemiologic studies from 1994 to 2000].},
  author={Marcos Ant{\^o}nio Lopes and C{\'a}ssio M. C. Bottino},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={61-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse the prevalence studies of dementia from 1994 to 2000. METHODS The papers were searched on Medline and Lilacs and the inclusion criteria were: to be an original study, that estimated dementia prevalence and investigated community samples. RESULTS thirty-eight studies were evaluated from all continents. The mean age-specific prevalence rates of dementia were 1,17% for the 65-69 years group, and 54,83% over 95 years. The results were strongly influenced by age. Dementia… CONTINUE READING