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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Dementia

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Dementia

The information below shows a list of types of Dementia, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Alzheimer's Disease approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA 3,999,999 more than 4 million Americans (CDC); estimated 4 million people in the U.S (NHWIC)
Multi-Infarct Dementia N/A N/A No information
Dementia With Lewy Bodies N/A N/A No information
Binswanger's Disease N/A N/A rare
Pick's Disease N/A N/A No information
Serious dementia N/A N/A No information

Types of Dementia

For more information about types of Dementia, refer to our section on types of Dementia.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Dementia usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Dementia at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Dementia is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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