Table 4

Operationalised criteria for alternative cause (D), when applied to the Cuban population based study data set, by clinical dementia status

Prevalence (%) in those with clinically diagnosed dementia

Prevalence (%) (high education controls)

Prevalence (%) (low education controls)


D criterion requires that the disturbance is not better accounted for by another axis I disorder (for example, major depressive disorder, schizophrenia)


D-1 No AGECAT stage 2 diagnosis of 'schizophrenia'

    or

Clinical

99

100

100

D_2 No AGECAT stage 2 diagnosis of 'depression'

    and

Clinical

93

74

67

D_3 Dementia diagnosis confirmed by 10/66 algorithm

Clinical

97

2

4


Prince et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:219   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-219

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