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Ageing of Jamaica’s Population – What Are the Implications for Healthcare?

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.003
Pages: 
3–8
Synopsis: 
This paper discusses Jamaica’s current census (2011) and the changes in the over 60-year old population since the 2001 census and the implications for healthcare. Emphasis is placed on chronic disease reduction and improved quality of life for older persons.
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Accepted: 
25 Jan, 2014
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e-Published: 08 Apr, 2014

Hypertension and Diabetes Prevalence in Older Persons in Jamaica, 2012

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.065
Pages: 
416–23
Synopsis: 
The prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including diabetes and hypertension in the older Jamaican population has significantly increased over the last 20 years. Immediate, short-term activities that target the individual are necessary if NCDs are to be prevented and/or be properly controlled.

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Accepted: 
27 Mar, 2014
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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2014

Validation of the Jamaican Maternal Sexual Role Modelling Questionnaire

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.198
Pages: 
897–902
Synopsis: 
This paper describes the development and psychometric analysis of a culture-specific measure of maternal sexual role modelling that was developed by the authors for use with urban Jamaican female adolescents. Further research is needed to assess the reliability and validity of the instrument with other populations.



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e-Published: 24 Jun, 2013

Validation of the Jamaican Maternal Sexual Role Modelling Questionnaire

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