Depression in elderly population

Published: 24 Jan 2020 | Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/btrrmwtfmh.1

Description of this data

Data was collected to assess prevalence of depression and associated factors among elderly population (60 or above years) in Moshi District Council, northern Tanzania. Depression was measured using the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15). Prevalence of depression was estimated to be 44.4% and was associated with cognitive impairment and availability of social support.

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    Published: 2020-01-24

    DOI: 10.17632/btrrmwtfmh.1

    Cite this dataset

    Adams, Diana; Ndanzi, Tunu; Rweyunga, Aminatha ; Mhando, Lisbeth; Ngocho, James; Mboya, Innocent (2020), “Depression in elderly population”, Mendeley Data, v1


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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College


Mental Health


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