Alzheimer's Disease

Data are for the U.S.

Percent of long-term care services users diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias
  • Percent of adult day services center participants: 29.9% (2014)
  • Percent of residential care community residents: 39.6% (2014)
  • Percent of home health agency patients: 31.4% (2013)
  • Percent of hospice patients: 44.7% (2013)
  • Percent of nursing home residents : 50.4% (2014)

Source: Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States: Data From the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2013-2014, table 4 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 5.6 MB]

Mortality
  • Number of deaths: 116,103
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 35.9
  • Cause of death rank: 6

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2016, tables B, 6, 7 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 MB]

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Page last reviewed: March 11, 2016