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: 30.9% (2016)
  • Percent of residential care community residents: 41.9% (2016)
  • Percent of home health agency patients: 32.3% (2015)
  • Percent of hospice patients: 44.5% (2015)
  • Percent of nursing home residents : 47.8% (2016)

Source: Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States, 2015-2016, Appendix III. Detailed Tables, table VIII pdf icon[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 pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]

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Page last reviewed: March 11, 2016