Mild Cognitive Impairment in Rural Tanzania: Prevalence, Profile, and Outcomes at 4-Year Follow-up.

@article{Paddick2015MildCI,
  title={Mild Cognitive Impairment in Rural Tanzania: Prevalence, Profile, and Outcomes at 4-Year Follow-up.},
  author={Stella-Maria Paddick and Aloyce Kisoli and Maria Samuel and Janice Higginson and William K Gray and Catherine Louise Dotchin and Anna R. Longdon and Andrew Teodorczuk and Paul Chaote and Richard Walker},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={950-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is recognized as a high-risk condition for conversion to dementia, although data on outcomes of MCI in sub-Saharan Africa are scarce. We investigated outcomes of MCI over a 4-year period in Tanzania and considered risk factors for conversion to dementia. METHODS In a longitudinal cohort study in the Hai district, Tanzania, patients with MCI were identified during a two-phase prevalence study carried out in 2010. Of 1,198 people aged 70 years and over… CONTINUE READING

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