Public knowledge about dementia in South Korea: a community-based cross-sectional survey.

  title={Public knowledge about dementia in South Korea: a community-based cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Hyun-ju Seo and Dong Young Lee and Mi Ra Sung},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  volume={27 3},
BACKGROUND The highest increase in the prevalence of dementia in the elderly population is expected in South Korea than in any other country in the world. However, there is no assessment of the community-based general populations' understanding of dementia in South Korea, in spite of the increasing burden of dementia. Thus, this study assessed the public knowledge about dementia. METHODS This is a population-based, cross-sectional study of 2,189 participants, aged 10 years or older, and… CONTINUE READING
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