QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Parkinson Disease Among Adults Aged 65 Years or Older

From 1999 to 2017, age-adjusted death rates for Parkinson disease among adults aged 65 years or older increased from 41.7 to 65.3 per 100,000 population.

Among men, the age-adjusted death rate increased from 65.2 per 100,000 in 1999 to 97.9 in 2017.

Among women, the rate increased from 28.4 per 100,000 in 1999 to 43.0 in 2017. Throughout 1999–2017, the death rates for Parkinson disease for men were higher than those for women.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System, Mortality Data 1999–2017. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data_access/vitalstatsonline.htm.

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6835a6.htm

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