Is Dementia Differentially Distributed? A Study on the Prevalence of Dementia in Migrant, Urban, Rural, and Tribal Elderly Population of Himalayan Region in Northern India

@inproceedings{Raina2014IsDD,
  title={Is Dementia Differentially Distributed? A Study on the Prevalence of Dementia in Migrant, Urban, Rural, and Tribal Elderly Population of Himalayan Region in Northern India},
  author={Sunil Kumar Raina and Sujeet Raina and Vishav Chander and Ashoo Grover and Sukhjit Singh and Ashok Kumar Bhardwaj},
  booktitle={North American journal of medical sciences},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Throughout the world, a large number of surveys have been carried out to find the prevalence of dementia with variable results. AIMS This study was to generate data on the prevalence of dementia and to generate a hypothesis on the differential distribution across populations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four settings identified for the purpose of this study included a migrant, urban, rural, and tribal. The study was conducted in two phases: 1) A screening phase and 2) a clinical phase… CONTINUE READING