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

  • Total Medicaid spending for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is projected to be $35.5 billion in 2012.  
  • Government Spending for Parkinson’s Disease
     
  • In 2002, Alzheimer’s disease caused 58,866 deaths.  
  • Major depression is present in around 20-40% of Parkinson’s disease patients.  
  • Almost 1/4 of caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias reported that caring for this individual was stressful, compared to 15% of other caregivers.