New Estimates of Americans with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Show Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Number of Americans with Alzheimer's Disease Expected to Nearly Triple by 2060 infographic


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

Number of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease Expected to Increase

LEGEND:

TAN BOX- Percentage of Adults Aged 65 and Older with Alzheimer’s Disease by Race and Ethnicity

  • 14% African American
  • 12% Hispanics
  • 10% Non-Hispanic Whites

PURPLE BOX- Alzheimer’s Disease Projected to Nearly Triple by 2060. In 2014 – 5 million cases by 2060 – 14 million cases

FOOTNOTE:

http://www.cdc.gov/aging
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2014

SOURCE: Census Population Projections Program, 2014 to 2060

Page last reviewed: September 20, 2018