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Complete Indicator Profile of Alzheimer's Disease Deaths

Definition

Alzheimer's disease deaths include all resident deaths where Alzheimer's disease was coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.

Numerator

Alzheimer's Disease Deaths (ICD-10: G30)

Denominator

Total resident population

Why Is This Important?

Alzheimer's disease is among the leading causes of death in North Carolina and the United States.



Graphical Data Views

Alzheimer's Disease Deaths by County, 2007-2011

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County Deaths per 100,000 (age-adjusted) Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 31.8 28.1 35.4 291
Alexander 29.3 21.3 37.4 51
Alleghany 27.9 16.7 39.1 24
Anson 15.4 9.4 21.4 25
Ashe 15.6 10.2 21.0 32
Avery 31.0 21.0 41.0 37
Beaufort 28.6 22.6 34.5 88
Bertie 29.0 19.9 38.1 39
Bladen 24.6 17.4 31.9 44
Brunswick 16.5 13.2 19.8 98
Buncombe 30.9 28.2 33.6 503
Burke 33.8 28.9 38.6 184
Cabarrus 37.9 33.5 42.4 278
Caldwell 31.8 26.6 37.0 143
Camden ** 11
Carteret 25.7 20.9 30.5 111
Caswell 30.6 21.2 39.9 41
Catawba 31.8 28.0 35.7 269
Chatham 19.2 15.1 23.3 85
Cherokee 25.4 18.6 32.1 54
Chowan 20.3 12.2 28.5 24
Clay 30.8 19.6 42.0 29
Cleveland 35.3 30.4 40.2 203
Columbus 29.5 23.4 35.6 90
Craven 26.6 22.4 30.9 151
Cumberland 23.0 20.0 26.0 227
Currituck 24.4 14.4 34.4 23
Dare 19.6 12.9 26.4 33
Davidson 35.1 31.0 39.2 284
Davie 23.7 17.7 29.8 59
Duplin 20.1 14.8 25.4 55
Durham 19.8 17.1 22.4 215
Edgecombe 24.7 18.7 30.8 65
Forsyth 27.1 24.8 29.5 519
Franklin 17.6 12.3 22.8 43
Gaston 38.1 34.3 41.8 394
Gates 33.4 19.1 47.8 21
Graham ** 13
Granville 41.6 33.4 49.8 99
Greene 29.5 18.8 40.2 29
Guilford 33.1 30.8 35.4 821
Halifax 18.2 13.8 22.6 65
Harnett 27.3 22.2 32.4 109
Haywood 17.2 13.4 21.0 80
Henderson 34.4 30.8 38.1 336
Hertford 31.5 22.4 40.6 46
Hoke 29.2 19.1 39.3 32
Hyde ** 10
Iredell 43.6 38.8 48.4 320
Jackson 29.0 21.5 36.5 58
Johnston 22.9 18.9 26.9 125
Jones 29.0 16.3 41.7 20
Lee 19.2 14.5 24.0 63
Lenoir 14.7 10.7 18.7 52
Lincoln 23.8 18.6 29.1 79
Macon 31.8 25.5 38.0 98
Madison 29.9 21.0 38.9 43
Martin 37.7 28.1 47.3 59
McDowell 25.9 19.9 31.9 71
Mecklenburg 43.6 41.3 45.9 1,373
Mitchell 41.1 29.7 52.5 50
Montgomery 42.8 32.6 53.1 67
Moore 38.9 34.7 43.2 327
Nash 18.4 14.8 22.0 98
New Hanover 10.9 8.9 12.8 116
Northampton ** 18
Onslow 22.4 17.7 27.2 86
Orange 21.8 17.8 25.8 113
Pamlico 29.0 18.0 39.9 27
Pasquotank 27.4 20.7 34.1 64
Pender 15.7 11.0 20.5 42
Perquimans 26.6 16.6 36.6 27
Person 26.8 19.8 33.8 56
Pitt 29.4 25.2 33.6 187
Polk 27.9 21.3 34.6 68
Randolph 31.1 27.1 35.2 227
Richmond 12.6 8.2 16.9 32
Robeson 43.8 38.1 49.6 224
Rockingham 19.5 16.0 23.1 115
Rowan 45.9 41.4 50.4 394
Rutherford 24.4 19.9 29.0 111
Sampson 26.8 21.2 32.4 89
Scotland 19.2 12.9 25.5 36
Stanly 29.6 23.9 35.2 106
Stokes 15.3 10.7 19.9 42
Surry 26.3 21.8 30.8 132
Swain 40.2 26.9 53.5 35
Transylvania 27.5 21.7 33.2 88
Tyrrell ** 5
Union 61.9 55.6 68.3 369
Vance 19.0 13.4 24.6 44
Wake 20.0 18.3 21.6 561
Warren 19.8 12.6 27.1 29
Washington ** 15
Watauga 25.0 18.6 31.3 59
Wayne 27.5 23.1 31.9 151
Wilkes 22.5 18.0 27.1 94
Wilson 19.8 15.6 24.0 84
Yadkin 25.8 19.2 32.4 59
Yancey 37.9 28.0 47.8 56
North Carolina 29.0 28.5 29.5 13,347

Data Notes

Deaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard. 

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics  NCHS Bridged Population Estimates 

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