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D Willie-Tyndale

Sinking Teeth into Dental Health of Older Adults in Jamaica

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.163
Pages: 
480–87
Synopsis: 
This paper provides statistics and insights pertaining to tooth loss, denture use and dental care utilization among older persons by age, gender, union, residence, education, chronic illness and health insurance status and reports independent predictors of dental service use and tooth loss and associated odds ratios. It is the first of its kind with findings and statistics emerging from a large nationally representative sample of 2943 persons.
Accepted: 
01 Oct, 2018
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2018

Who Cares? Sociodemographic and Health Characteristics of Carers of Older Persons in Jamaica

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.169
Pages: 
465–70
Synopsis: 
This paper describes the sociodemographic and health characteristics of a nationally-representative sample of caregivers to older persons in Jamaica, the context in which they provide care and challenges to caregiving.
Accepted: 
01 Oct, 2018
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2018

Correlates of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Women Fifty years and Over Attending Out-patient Gynaecology and Urology Clinics at a Tertiary Hospital in Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.182
Pages: 
376–81
Synopsis: 
This paper describes the association between pelvic floor disorders and selected sociodemographic and health variables in a clinic based sample of Jamaican women aged 50 and older.

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Accepted: 
03 Aug, 2018
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2018

Correlates of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Women Fifty years and Over Attending Out-patient Gynaecology and Urology Clinics at a Tertiary Hospital in Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica

DOI: 
Pages: 
Synopsis: 
This paper describes the association between pelvic floor disorders and selected sociodemographic and health variables in a clinic based sample of Jamaican women aged 50 and older
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e-Published: 04 Dec, 2018

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Dementia among Older Persons in Jamaica: Prevalence and Policy Implications

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.133
Pages: 
1-8
Synopsis: 
This paper described the prevalence of dementia in the ageing Jamaican population. There are service and policy implications given the increasing importance of providing health and social services for persons with dementia.

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Objective: To determine the prevalence of dementia and dementia types in Jamaica.

Accepted: 
21 Jun, 2017
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e-Published: 21 Jun, 2017
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