On the outcomes, a number of those identified to suffer from dementia and MCI is given. It is made precise by breaking it down to Dementia cases and dividing it furthermore to those that are mild, moderate and severe. Test results rate for crude dementia and age-standardized are also provided. The figures given are 13.4% (95% CI, 9, 6-17.2 and 21.0% (95% CI, 12.8- 29.2) for the rate of crude dementia and age-standardized respectively (Radford et al, 2015). . Figure 3 results are presented as 18 (43.9%) probable cases of the AD. Dementia diagnosis of vascular dementia and front temporal dementia are also given. The findings of the research are clinically useful in the sense that medics are able to assess the appropriate prevention and cure for dementia ( Radford et al, 2015). The information gathered on the age, gender and areas affected are clinically useful since it makes it easy for the medics to identify the areas of focus. Results provide information on the prevalence ages of dementia and the causes of the disease. Consequently, it becomes easy to come up with a solution and an early prevention. Since this is one of the cognitive disorders, medics can recommend what is best at different age levels so as to avoid the disease. It can also be concluded that the results are believable since it suggests that all genders and ages can suffer from the disease. In addition, it states that both urban and regional residents can suffer from the disease. This proves that as a cognitive disease, dementia can affect anyone who has mental stress. Discussion In the research, a comparison was made between the aboriginal community residing in the urban region and the remote regions, the age that was targeted was 60 years and above. In the research, the AD was most common in the population, about 44% of the cases (Radford et al, 2015). This was followed closely by vascular dementia of which consisted of about
PREVALENCE CRITIQUE OF DEMENTIA IN ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIANS 7 17% of the cases, this was mainly observed in the population of the age 75 years and above. The dementia is the remote part of Australia was mainly contributed by the abuse of alcohol which was uncommon in the urban regions (Radford et al, 2015). The lack of formal education was at 1%, this percentage was contributed to by the factors which are associated with dementia (Radford et al, 2015). In addition, there was no different which was identified between the dementia rate between men and women within the aboriginal communities. In phase two of medical assessments and the formal dementia diagnosis, 75% of the of those who were selected and screened were acceptable as opposed to the 10/66 approach that took place in the first phase (Radford et al, 2015). It is very eventual that the researchers missed some of the potential participants through the census process because of some of the significant limits of the snowballing technique. This is because the aboriginal people who are living within an area may have not been known to the local
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