World Alzheimer’s Day (BBC News / ARUK / OHE / NHS Choices)

Summary

To mark World Alzheimer’s Day, life-expectancy and dementia incidence statistics, commissioned from the Office of Health Economics, have been used to arrive at the projection that perhaps one in three people born in the UK this year could develop dementia during their lifetime.

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One in three people born in the UK in 2015 could get dementia. London: BBC Health News, September 21st 2015.

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Lewis, F. Schaffer, SK. [and] Sussex, J. [et al] (2014). The trajectory of dementia in the UK: making a difference. Consulting Report. London: Office of Health Economics, June 2014.

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One in three people born in 2015 will develop dementia, new analysis shows. London: Alzheimer’s Research UK, September 21st 2015.

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Estimation of future cases of dementia from those born in 2015. This report was commissioned by Alzheimer’s Research UK. London: Office of Health Economics (OHE), August 17th 2015.

There is also a discussion from NHS Choices, Behind the Headlines:

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NHS Choices assessment of press reports that ‘Dementia could strike 1 in 3 born this year’. London: London: NHS Choices Behind the Headlines, September 21st 2015.

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