An Estimate of the Worldwide Prevalence and Direct Costs of Dementia in 2003

@article{Wimo2006AnEO,
  title={An Estimate of the Worldwide Prevalence and Direct Costs of Dementia in 2003},
  author={A. Wimo and L. Jonsson and B. Winblad},
  journal={Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={175 - 181}
}
Dementia disorders are today considered to be a major driver of costs in health care and social systems and worrying estimates of future dementia prevalence have been presented. It is of great interest for policy makers to have an estimate of dementia disorders’ contribution to global social and health care costs, particularly in light of the demographic prognoses. The worldwide costs of dementia were estimated from prevalence figures for different regions, and cost-of-illness studies from key… Expand
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