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Term: Dementia Prevalence

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2014-05-21


The percent of residents aged 55 and older with dementia, including organic psychotic conditions, cerebral degenerations, and senility, over two 5-year periods.

See the Dementia concept for the operational definition of dementia, including the ICD codes used.

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  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Bailly A, Allegro E. The 2013 RHA Indicators Atlas. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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