Study 2 Cost of Dementia

  • Quantitative data analysis

  • Leveraging on big data sets

    • Available data sets in Chinese (e.g., interRAITM)

    • + Primary data collected through survey (n=1,000)

  • Procedures

    • Data extraction & new data collection

    • Linkage of anonymized data on prevalence, sociodemographics, formal care service use, & family care costs with permission & ethics approval

  • Costs under different parameters 

    • Diagnosed vs. undiagnosed; Dementia severity 

    • Formal:informal care ratio

    • Opportunity cost, mean salary, replacement cost

    • Diff. treatment/intervention/care services

Key Deliverables:

Compendium of Unit Costs &

Est. Costs of Dementia with Breakdowns