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Infographic illustrating that new estimates of American's with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias show racial and ethnic disparities

New Estimated of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Show Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Number of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease Expected to Increase

  • Percentage of adults aged 65 and older with Alzheimer’s Disease by race and ethnicity.
    • African American: 14%
    • Hispanics: 12%
    • Non-Hispanic Whites: 10%
  • Alzheimer’s Disease projected to nearly triple by 2060.
    • 5 million in 2014
    • 14 million by 2060 *

For more information, visit CDC’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging website.

* Census Population Projections Program, 2014-2060

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