Prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in elders of nursing homes and a senior center of Durango City, Mexico

@article{AlvaradoEsquivel2004PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in elders of nursing homes and a senior center of Durango City, Mexico},
  author={Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel and Ana Berthina Hern{\'a}ndez-Alvarado and Rosa Oralia Tapia-Rodr{\'i}guez and {\'A}ngel Guerrero-Iturbe and Karina Rodr{\'i}guez-Corral and Sergio Estrada Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={BMC Psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={3 - 3}
}
BACKGROUND Epidemiological reports about dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) in elderly people from developing countries are scarce. Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalences of dementia and AD in a population of nursing home residents and senior center attendees of Durango City, Mexico, and to determine whether any socio-demographic characteristics from the subjects associated with dementia or AD exist. METHODS One hundred and fifty-five residents of two nursing homes and 125… CONTINUE READING

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