Projected number of people with Parkinson disease in the most populous nations, 2005 through 2030

E. R. Dorsey, R. Constantinescu, J. P. Thompson, K. M. Biglan, R. G. Holloway, K. Kieburtz, F. J. Marshall, B. M. Ravina, G. Schifitto, A. Siderowf, C. M. Tanner

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Abstract

Based on published prevalence studies, we used two different methodologies to project the number of individuals with Parkinson disease (PD) in Western Europe's 5 most and the world's 10 most populous nations. The number of individuals with PD over age 50 in these countries was between 4.1 and 4.6 million in 2005 and will double to between 8.7 and 9.3 million by 2030.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)384-386
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume68
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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