The prevalence of neurological disorders in older people in Tanzania.

  title={The prevalence of neurological disorders in older people in Tanzania.},
  author={Felicity Dewhurst and Matthew J. Dewhurst and William K Gray and Eric Aris and Golda P Orega and William Patrick Howlett and Naomi Margaret Warren and Richard Walker},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={127 3},
OBJECTIVES There are few data on neurological disorders prevalence from low- and middle-income countries, particularly sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and none specific to the African elderly. We aimed to determined the prevalence of neurological disorders in those aged 70 years and over in a rural African community. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was a cross-sectional two-phased community epidemiological survey set in the rural Hai district of Tanzania. Screening was performed with a validated… CONTINUE READING
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