DESK REVIEWS | 07.01.02. What is the percentage of people with dementia that have received a diagnostic assessment?

DESK REVIEW | 07.01.02. What is the percentage of people with dementia that have received a diagnostic assessment?

We do not have high quality data on this, but according to our own study, more than 70% of people living with dementia in Brazil do not have a diagnosis (Nakamura et al., 2015).

References:

Nakamura, A., Opaleye, D., Tani, G., & Ferri, C. P. (2015). Dementia underdiagnosis in Brazil. The Lancet, 385(9966), 418–419. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60153-2

1 out of 10 people receive a dementia diagnosis, treatment, or any care in India (Nulkar et al., 2019).

References:

Nulkar A, Paralikar V, Juvekar S. (2019). Dementia in India – a call for action. Journal of Global Health Reports. 2019;3:e2019078. doi:10.29392/joghr.3.e2019078

There has been no research conducted to detect the percentage of people with dementia that have received a diagnostic assessment in Indonesia.

The prevalence of dementia in Kenya is unknown due to lack of available data.

No data is available on this. In addition to the problems stated in 07.01.01., Mexico does not have a national registry in place at the moment, and therefore, no aggregated data exist.