Survey in Shanghai communities: the public awareness of and attitude towards dementia.

@article{Li2011SurveyIS,
  title={Survey in Shanghai communities: the public awareness of and attitude towards dementia.},
  author={Xia Li and Wenli Fang and Ning Su and Yuanyuan Liu and Shifu Xiao and Zeping Xiao},
  journal={Psychogeriatrics : the official journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={83-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge of and attitudes towards dementia among Shanghai residents. METHODS A 10-item optional questionnaire relating to dementia was developed for the project. Questionnaires were randomly distributed to 1806 families, each family had one respondent. RESULTS A total of 1531 questionnaires were available. Among them, 45% considered 'dementia is a normal part of ageing' and 29-41% correctly identified the symptoms of mild dementia. Of the respondents, 43% indicated… CONTINUE READING

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