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Dementia Prevalence* Among Adults Aged 71 and Older, by Age and Sex, 2002

Dementia Prevalence* Among Adults Aged 71 and older, by Age and Sex, 2002
Age Group Percent of Adults
Total Female Male

*Includes all types of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia of undetermined etiology, Parkinson’s dementia, alcoholic dementia, traumatic brain injury, and Lewy body dementia.

Source II.26: National Institute on Aging, Aging, Demographics and Memory Study, as published in Plassman, et al, 2007

Total 13.9 15.7 11.1
71-79 Years 5.0 4.8 5.3
80-89 Years 24.2 27.8 17.7
90 Years and Older 37.4 34.7 44.6

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