The incidence of dementia over the past 27 years in Europe and the USA

Takeaway

  • From 1988 to 2015, the incidence rate of dementia in Europe and the USA has declined by 13% per decade

Why this matters

    These results could imply that 15 million fewer people will develop dementia by 2040. Reliable assessment of time trends could provide clarity on the future burden of the disease.