The prevalence and patterns of care of Huntington's chorea in Grampian

Br J Psychiatry. 1989 Dec;155:799-804. doi: 10.1192/bjp.155.6.799.

Abstract

The prevalence of Huntington's chorea in Grampian region is high at 9.94 per 100,000. The 46 individuals (26 female, 20 male) were ascertained from 98 pedigrees. Difficulties in ascertainment, family studies, sex ratio and use of resources are discussed.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Genetic Testing
  • Humans
  • Huntington Disease / epidemiology*
  • Huntington Disease / genetics
  • Huntington Disease / therapy
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Risk Factors
  • Scotland / epidemiology