Dementia in Alzheimer disease

Alzheimer's disease: A progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterized by loss of function and death of nerve cells in several areas of the brain leading to loss of cognitive function such as memory and language.

Endpoint definition

Long name Dementia in Alzheimer disease
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-8: 29010
Cause of Death registry ICD-8: 29010
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF3

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 2191 1199 992
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.01 0.98 1.05
Mean age at first event (years) 79.18 79.73 78.51
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 36.47 31.94 41.94

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2.0 2.0 2.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 36.83 37.20 36.39

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Dementia in Alzheimer disease
after Dementia in Alzheimer disease

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Dementia in Alzheimer disease