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In 2005, the total annual per person costs for patients with Parkinson’s disease was $23,101 in direct costs and $25,326 in indirect costs.

Huse D, Schulman K, Orsini L, Castelli-Haley J, et al. Burden of Illness in Parkinson’s Disease. Movement Disorders. 2005; 20(11): 1449-54. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16007641

Reference

Title
Burden of Illness in Parkinson’s Disease
Publication
Movement Disorders
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Huse D, Schulman K, Orsini L, Castelli-Haley J, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 20, Issue 11
Pages
1449-54
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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