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Q What is the prevalence of dementia in people under 65 years old in the UK?
Cross sectional study.
Three boroughs in London; time period of survey not specified.
567 500 residents of the catchment area.
Medical and care professionals were contacted and asked to report confirmed and suspected cases of early onset dementia under their care on a given “census” day. Databases and registers from the four main hospitals were searched for relevant cases with appropriate ICD-9/10 diagnoses. All available hospital and general practioner notes for reported cases were obtained and reviewed. Where possible, cause of dementia was ascertained from genetic diagnosis, …
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