logo BDSP

Base documentaire


Votre avis nous intéresse

Le réseau BDSP met en oeuvre un projet d'innovation et d'amélioration de ses services, dans le souci constant de proposer des contenus de qualité adaptés aux besoins des utilisateurs.

Identifier de nouvelles sources de financements est la condition nécessaire pour assurer la poursuite et la pérennité de cet outil unique qu'est la BDSP, tout en le faisant évoluer.

Pour définir un nouveau modèle économique, nous avons besoin de votre avis : merci de répondre à notre enquête (temps estimé : 5 minutes).

Participer maintenant
Participer plus tard J'ai déjà participé

  1. The ageing of elderly people.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To assess the performance of activities of daily living, social resources and incidence of dementia in a cohort of elderly Chinese.

    Design 

    This was a longitudinal study which measured changes in a five-year interval.

    Setting 

    The study was conducted in the Henderson district of Singapore at the subjects'homes and at a day centre.

    Subjects 

    A random sample of elderly Chinese was selected in 1985 from the electoral roll of the Henderson constituency and reassessed after 5 years.

    Outcome measures 

    A semi-structured questionnaire adapted from the Older American Resources and Services, and the computerised mental state programme, GMS-AGECAT.

    Results 

    There was no apparent change in social resources after 5 years and the majority of the elderly (80.3%) were still living their families.

    On activities of daily living, there was a significant decline especially after the age of 75.

    The incidence of dementia was 2.01% the rate for Alzheimer's disease was 0.67% and multi-infarct dementia 1.34%. Conclusion : The change in performance of activities of daily living after the age of 75 and the low incidence of dementia were similar to studies in Europe and the United States.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Population, Singapour, Etude longitudinale, Caractéristique, Performance, Démence, Homme, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Population, Singapore, Follow up study, Characteristic, Performance, Dementia, Human, Asia

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0136200

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.