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The incidence of Parkinson’s disease rapidly increases over the age of 60 years–with only 4% of cases occurring under the age of 50.

Van Den Eeden S, Tanner C, Bernstein A, Fross R, et al. Incidence of Parkinson’s Disease: Variation by age, gender, and race/ethnicity. Am J Epidemiol. 2003; 157(11): 1015-22. http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/157/11/1015

Reference

Title
Incidence of Parkinson’s Disease: Variation by age, gender, and race/ethnicity
Publication
Am J Epidemiol
Publication Date
2003
Authors
Van Den Eeden S, Tanner C, Bernstein A, Fross R, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 157, Issue 11
Pages
1015-22
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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