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Indigenous people three times more likely to suffer from dementia: study

By Caroline Winter, ABC News

Indigenous people have dementia rates three or four times higher than non-Indigenous people, researchers in the Northern Territory have found.

The study, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, examined 780 cases of dementia in the Territory between 2008 and 2011 and found it struck Indigenous people at a younger age.

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