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An estimated 13.9% of Americans age 71 and older have Alzheimer’s disease.

Plassman, Brenda L, Kenneth M. Langa, Gwenith G. Fisher, Steven G. Heeringa, David R. Weir, Mary Beth Ofstedal, J.R. Burke, M.D. Hurd, G.G. Potter, W.L. Rogers, D.C. Steffens, Robert J. Willis, and Robert B. Wallace. Prevalence of Dementia in the United States: The aging, demographics, and memory study. Neuroepidemiology. 2007; 29: 125-32. http://content.karger.com/ProdukteDB/produkte.asp?Aktion=ShowAbstract&ArtikelNr=109998&Ausgabe=233821&ProduktNr=224263

Reference

Title
Prevalence of Dementia in the United States: The aging, demographics, and memory study
Publication
Neuroepidemiology
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Plassman, Brenda L, Kenneth M. Langa, Gwenith G. Fisher, Steven G. Heeringa, David R. Weir, Mary Beth Ofstedal, J.R. Burke, M.D. Hurd, G.G. Potter, W.L. Rogers, D.C. Steffens, Robert J. Willis, and Robert B. Wallace
Pages
125-32
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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