Reference

Title
Parkinson’s Foundation Statistics
Publication Date
Published 2019
Authors
Parkinson's Foundation
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • Every year, 50,000 to 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  
  • 1 in 2 people over the age of 85 has Alzheimer’s disease.  
  • In 2002, the prevalence of dementia among individuals aged 71 and older was approximately 3.4 million Americans.  
  • 61% of people with Alzheimer’s disease at age 70 years are expected to die before age 80 years compared with 30% of people at age 70 years without Alzheimer’s disease.  
  • After the age of 65, the rate of people who develops Alzheimers doubles every 5 years.