Alzheimer's Disease - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Data and Surveillance

NCHS Data Brief, Mortality From Alzheimer’s Disease in the United States: Data for 2000 and 2010, Number 116, March 2013
Mortality from Alzhiemer’s Disease is compared with selected major causes of death.  The report shows the increase in deaths from Alzheimer’s Disease and identifies those subpopulations that are impacted most.

Minnesota Health Statistics Annual Summary
The Minnesota Health Statistics Annual Summary is a report published yearly, ten to eleven months following the close of a calendar year. A broad range of summary statistical data for the state of Minnesota, as well as some county-level data, is presented including data related to mortality.

2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, Alzheimer’s Association
This report is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.  Data include information on prevalence, mortality, caregiving and use and costs of care and services.  This report includes a special section on long-distance caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Chronic Conditions among Medicare Beneficiaries, Chart Book. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011 (PDF: 3.9MB/32 pages)
This report provides and overview of chronic conditions among Medicare beneficiaries.  It highlights the prevalence of chronic conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, and the impact on Medicare service utilization and spending.

Surveillance of Cognitive Functioning, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC’s Healthy Aging Program uses a comprehensive approach to develop a set of questions for use in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to assess and monitor self-reported cognitive decline and associated burden.

Cognitive Impairment Module - Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
This set of questions is included in the BRFSS survey in a number of states and assesses and monitors self-reported cognitive decline and the associated impact.

Cognitive Functioning Component – National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
Questions on cognitive impairment as well as components that assess executive function, memory, processing speed, and attention were included in the 2011-2012 NHANES survey for adults aged 60 years and older.

Updated Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 02:05PM