Epidemiology of parkinsonism: incidence, classification, and mortality.

  title={Epidemiology of parkinsonism: incidence, classification, and mortality.},
  author={Ali H. Rajput and Kenneth P. Offord and C. Mary Beard and Leonard T. Kurland},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={16 3},
An epidemiological study of parkinsonism over a 13-year period (1967 through 1979) is presented, updating previous reports on incidence and trend in the population of Rochester, Minnesota. The overall average annual incidence of parkinsonism per 100,000 population was 20.5, adjusted to the 1970 total United States population, which is virtually unchanged from previous observations. Incidences calculated for each calendar year (1967 through 1979) revealed no remarkable change following the 1976… CONTINUE READING


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