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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Risk of Dementia and Mortality in Lower to Middle Income Countries

Cherbuin, Nicolas; Walsh, Erin; Prina, A. Matthew


Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major disease burden which accounts for 5% of all deaths globally, with most of those (>90%) occurring in lower to middle income countries (LMIC). It is also emerging as an important modifiable dementia risk factor. Objective: To address the knowledge gap surrounding the nature of the associations between COPD, dementia, and mortality, and the geographical variation of those associations in LMIC. Methods: Data from the 10/66...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
DOI: 10.3233/JAD-180562
Access Rights: Open Access


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