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The prevalence of dementia worldwide

Eds.: Alzheimer's Disease International, (2008)

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) estimates that there are currently 30 million people with dementia in the world, with 4.6 million new cases annually (one new case every 7 seconds)1. The number of people affected will be over 100 million by 2050. These estimates were derived from detailed population-based studies of the prevalence of dementia in different world regions.

Background Paper 6.11 Alzheimer Disease and other Dementias

B. Duthey, Ph.D; S. Tanna, (2004)

20 February 2013 Update on 2004 Background Paper (Written by Saloni Tanna) Priority Medicines for Europe and the World "A Public Health Approach to Innovation"

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