Prevalence of dementia and dementia subtypes among community-dwelling elderly people in northern Nigeria.

@article{Yusuf2011PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of dementia and dementia subtypes among community-dwelling elderly people in northern Nigeria.},
  author={Abdulkareem J Yusuf and Olusegun Baiyewu and Taiwo Lateef Sheikh and Adamu U Shehu},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={379-86}
}
BACKGROUND Dementia has important public health implications. The magnitude of the problem remains largely unknown in the developing countries. METHODS Three hundred and twenty-two community dwelling elderly persons and their caregivers in Zaria, Northern-Nigeria were enrolled in this study. They were interviewed using Community Screening Interview for Dementia (CSI-D), Consortium to Establish Registry for Alzheimer's disease (CERAD), Stick Design Test (SDT), Blessed Dementia Scale and a… CONTINUE READING
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