Estimated prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in the United States.

@article{Evans1990EstimatedPO,
  title={Estimated prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in the United States.},
  author={Denis A. Evans},
  journal={The Milbank quarterly},
  year={1990},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={267-89}
}
Although awareness of Alzheimer's disease has increased strikingly among professional and lay audiences, precise means do not exist to calculate how many Americans the disease affects. Projecting data from a cohort of 32,000 individuals in a defined community in the United States, however, suggests that there were 2.88 million persons aged 65 or older with… CONTINUE READING