Cross-cultural studies in Alzheimer's disease.

B. O. Osuntokun, H. C. Hendrie, A. O. Ogunniyi, K. S. Hall, U. G. Lekwauwa, H. M. Brittain, J. A. Norton, A. B. Oyediran, N. Pillay, D. D. Rodgers

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The search for risk factors for Alzheimer's disease would be greatly enhanced by identification of populations with significantly different prevalence rates, particularly if these populations consisted of ethnic groups now living in different environments and cultures. Evidence is presented that two such groups are worthy of further study: subjects of African origin living in Africa and in the West and Native Americans living on and off reserves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)352-357
Number of pages6
JournalEthnicity & disease
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

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  • Epidemiology

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    Osuntokun, B. O., Hendrie, H. C., Ogunniyi, A. O., Hall, K. S., Lekwauwa, U. G., Brittain, H. M., Norton, J. A., Oyediran, A. B., Pillay, N., & Rodgers, D. D. (1992). Cross-cultural studies in Alzheimer's disease. Ethnicity & disease, 2(4), 352-357.