Sociodemographic Risk Factors Of Dementia Among Elderly Of Bumiputeras In Sarawak

Zurraini, Binti Arabi and Nazifah, H. and Syed Alwi, Bin Syed Abdul Rahman and Helmi, H. (2015) Sociodemographic Risk Factors Of Dementia Among Elderly Of Bumiputeras In Sarawak. In: 5th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference, 4 - 6 December 2015, Everly Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The population in Malaysia is ageing similar to other parts of the world. Thus, the prevalence of dementia will gradually increase. Bumiputera population consists of 74.8% of the total population in Sarawak, the largest state in the whole of Malaysia. However, data regarding mental health among this group of population is limited. Objective: This study was done to determine the prevalence of dementia and its associated risk factors among the elderly Bumiputera patients in primary care clinics in Sarawak.

Item Type: Proceeding (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dementia, Bumiputera, sociodemographic, population, primary care, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2019 01:40
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2019 01:40
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/23308

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