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As the United States population ages, researchers estimate that the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease will come close to quadrupling over the next 50 years, when 1 in 45 may be living with the disease.

Brookmeyer, Ronald, Sarah M. Gray, and Claudia H. Kawas. Projections of Alzheimer’s Disease in the United States and the Public Health Impact of Delaying Disease Onset. Am J Public Health. 1998; 88(9): 1337-42. http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/abstract/88/9/1337?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&author1=brookmeyer&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&sortspec=relevance&resourcetype=HWCIT

Reference

Title
Projections of Alzheimer’s Disease in the United States and the Public Health Impact of Delaying Disease Onset
Publication
Am J Public Health
Publication Date
1998
Authors
Brookmeyer, Ronald, Sarah M. Gray, and Claudia H. Kawas
Volume & Issue
Volume 88, Issue 9
Pages
1337-42
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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