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Important Facts for 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.

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Content updated: Mon, 6 May 2013 16:28:06 EDT