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Life expectancy with and without cognitive impairment in seven Latin American and Caribbean countries

Ashby-Mitchell, Kimberly; Jagger, Carol; Fouweather, Tony; Anstey, Kaarin


BACKGROUND: The rising prevalence of cognitive impairment is an increasing challenge with the ageing of our populations but little is known about the burden in low- and middle- income Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) that are aging more rapidly than their developed counterparts. We examined life expectancies with cognitive impairment (CILE) and free of cognitive impairment (CIFLE) in seven developing LAC countries. METHODS: Data from The Survey on Health, Well-being and Ageing in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-03-23
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121867


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