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Alzheimer's Disease Death Rate, Age 65 and older

This indicator shows the death rate per 100,000 population aged 65+ due to Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's Disease Death Rate, Age 65 and older

143.6
149.0
Comparison: FL State Value 

149.0

deaths/100,000 population
Measurement Period: 2008-2010

County: Miami-Dade

Categories: Health / Older Adults & Aging, Health / Mental Health & Mental Disorders, Health / Mortality Data
Technical Note: This indicator is compared with the Florida state value and is based on BRFSS survey data for the state of Florida.
Maintained By: Health Council of South Florida
Last Updated: November 2012

Why is this important?

According to the CDC, up to 5.1 million Americans aged 65 years and older have Alzheimer’s disease. These numbers are predicted to more than double by 2050 unless more effective ways to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease are found.