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Prevalence of older people with intellectual disability in Sweden: a spatial epidemiological analysis.

Ng, N; Sandberg, Magnus LU and Ahlström, Gerd LU (2015) In Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 59(12). p.1155-1167
Abstract
The expected increase in longevity of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) in many countries of the world is a direct result of medical and social advances, which have also extended the longevity of the general population. It is important to assess the need for social services for people with ID across different administrative levels to ensure sufficient resources are allocated to where they are most needed. This study estimates the annual prevalence of older people with ID from 2004 to 2012 and in different counties and municipalities in Sweden, by sex and age group; identifies proxy indicators related to the care of older people with ID in different counties in 2012 in Sweden and analyses the spatial distribution and... (More)
The expected increase in longevity of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) in many countries of the world is a direct result of medical and social advances, which have also extended the longevity of the general population. It is important to assess the need for social services for people with ID across different administrative levels to ensure sufficient resources are allocated to where they are most needed. This study estimates the annual prevalence of older people with ID from 2004 to 2012 and in different counties and municipalities in Sweden, by sex and age group; identifies proxy indicators related to the care of older people with ID in different counties in 2012 in Sweden and analyses the spatial distribution and clustering of municipalities with a high prevalence of older people with ID. (Less)
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clustering, developmental disorder, healthy ageing, intellectual disability, learning disability, Sweden
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Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
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59
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12
pages
1155 - 1167
publisher
Federation of European Neuroscience Societies and Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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  • pmid:26306552
  • wos:000368289500007
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0964-2633
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10.1111/jir.12219
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English
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  abstract     = {The expected increase in longevity of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) in many countries of the world is a direct result of medical and social advances, which have also extended the longevity of the general population. It is important to assess the need for social services for people with ID across different administrative levels to ensure sufficient resources are allocated to where they are most needed. This study estimates the annual prevalence of older people with ID from 2004 to 2012 and in different counties and municipalities in Sweden, by sex and age group; identifies proxy indicators related to the care of older people with ID in different counties in 2012 in Sweden and analyses the spatial distribution and clustering of municipalities with a high prevalence of older people with ID.},
  author       = {Ng, N and Sandberg, Magnus and Ahlström, Gerd},
  issn         = {0964-2633},
  keyword      = {clustering,developmental disorder,healthy ageing,intellectual disability,learning disability,Sweden},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {12},
  pages        = {1155--1167},
  publisher    = {Federation of European Neuroscience Societies and Blackwell Publishing Ltd},
  series       = {Journal of Intellectual Disability Research},
  title        = {Prevalence of older people with intellectual disability in Sweden: a spatial epidemiological analysis.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jir.12219},
  volume       = {59},
  year         = {2015},
}