What does this indicator measure?

Alzheimer’s disease mortality is represented by the number of deaths per 100,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-10 code: G30.

Why is this indicator important?

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia among older adults and impacts upwards of 5 million Americans (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). It affects parts of the brain that control thinking, remembering and making decisions, and can seriously impair a persons ability to complete daily activities.

About the data

Community: Indiana

Reference: U.S.

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2014

Category: Mental Health and Mental Disorders

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Reference Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention WONDER