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
Goal: No goal has been developed
Mental Health and Mental Disorders
Indiana State Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention WONDER