Incidence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease: a reanalysis of data from Rochester, Minnesota, 1975-1984.

@article{Rocca1998IncidenceOD,
  title={Incidence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease: a reanalysis of data from Rochester, Minnesota, 1975-1984.},
  author={Walter A. Rocca and Ruth H. Cha and Stephen C. Waring and Emre Kokmen},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={148 1},
  pages={51-62}
}
For both dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD), data regarding incidence rates in the oldest old and time trends in incidence are limited. The authors reanalyzed previously reported data on the incidence of dementia and AD in Rochester, Minnesota, from 1975 through 1984, using three new strategies. First, incidence rates were corrected by removing age-, sex-, and calendar year-specific prevalent cases from the census-derived denominator figures. Second, incidence figures for persons above age… CONTINUE READING

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