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Projections of future numbers of dementia cases in Australia with and without prevention

Jorm, Anthony F; Dear, Keith; Burgess, Nicole

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To produce projections of the number of dementia cases in Australia from 2000 to 2050. These projections examine the effects of an ageing population on number of dementia cases and also the potential impact of preventive strategies that delay age of dementia onset. Method: Data from several meta-analyses of dementia prevalence and incidence were combined with age-specific population projections to arrive at estimates of future numbers of cases. A statistical model of dementia incidence was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81286
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1614.2005.01713.x

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