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Nearly 1 Million Americans Have Parkinson’s Disease

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Marras C, Beck J, Bower J, Roberts E, et al. Prevalence of Parkinson’s Disease Across America. npj Parkinson's Disease. 2018; 4(1): 1-7. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41531-018-0058-0

Hamilton J, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Yang W, The Lewin Group, et al. The Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease; 2019. https://www.silverbook.org/publication/silver-book-parkinsons-disease-fact-sheet/. Accessed June 11, 2019

Reference

Title
Prevalence of Parkinson’s Disease Across America
Publication
npj Parkinson's Disease
Publication Date
2018
Authors
Marras C, Beck J, Bower J, Roberts E, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 4, Issue 1
Pages
1-7
URL
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Title
The Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease
Publication Date
2019
Authors
Hamilton J, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Yang W, The Lewin Group, et al.
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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