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Table 1 Incidence rates of dementia in the Conselice Study of Brain Aging and corresponding projections in 2020 for the Italian population

From: The Conselice Study of Brain Ageing

Age Groups, Years Findings in 2003-2004 Rate per 1,000 person-years Projection in 2020: No. of expected new cases in Italy
All dementias   
65 – 69 8.6 [3.9 – 19.2]  
70 – 74 23.3 [15.2 – 35.9]  
75 – 79 45.02 [32.2 – 63.0]  
80 – 84 55.1 [36.7 – 83.0]  
85 – 94 111.8 [78.7 – 159.0]  
All ages 37.8 [30.0 – 47.7]* 584,575
Alzheimer’s Disease   
65 – 74 11.3 [7.1 – 17.9]  
75 – 84 28.1 [20.0 – 39.6]  
85 – 94 75.8 [49.4 – 116.2]  
All ages 23.8 [17.3 – 31.7]* 378,310
Vascular Dementia   
65 – 74 5.0 [2.5 – 10.0]  
75 – 84 16.2 [10.3 – 25.4]  
85 – 94 25.2 [12.0 – 53.0]  
All ages 11.0 [7.2 – 16.9]* 165,388
  1. * standardized to the 2003 Italian population
  2. 95% confidence interval in brackets