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  1. Epidemiological surveys of senile dementia in Japan.

    Article - En anglais

    Epidemiological surveys of senile dementia at home were carried out on 3,754 subjects for two consecutive years, 1987 and 1988.

    The prevalence and incidence rates were 4.1% and 1.01%, respectively.

    Concerning the incidence rate, the sample populations of previous reports were small in number - less than 1,000.

    If we suppose that the incidence were to be approximately 1%, then it follows that dementia would be noted yearly in no more than one out of 100 senile subjects.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Asie, Homme, Démence sénile, Prévalence, Enquête, Japon, Incidence, Système nerveux pathologie, Epidémiologie, Vieillard

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Asia, Human, Senile dementia, Prevalence, Inquiry, Japan, Incidence, Nervous system diseases, Epidemiology, Elderly

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0427356

    Code Inist : 002B18G01. Création : 199406.