Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Number of Patients Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease Each Year

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

About 789 person are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease each day. A little lower than the Alzheimer's Association number. This number does not include those that are not getting diagnosed. Most likely a large number.

More than twice as many women as men are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease each year. Average age around 75 years old.

Source National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) and WolframAlpha

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Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room