Silver Book Fact

The average age of onset for Parkinson’s is 60-years-old.

Reference

Title
What is Parkinson’s Disease?
Authors
Parkinson's Action Network
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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