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Modelling costs of dementia in Australia: evidence, gaps and needs

Nepal, Binod; Ranmuthugala, Geetha; Brown, Laurie; Budge, Marc


With the rapid ageing of the Australian population, dementia has emerged as a major health and economic challenge. Consensus exists that the number of people with dementia will grow significantly because the prevalence is strongly correlated with age. However, there are substantial gaps in our understanding of the impacts on the dementia "epidemic" of changes in non-demographic risk factors and of our knowledge of the economic implications. Only a few prevalence-based studies have been...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Health Review


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