Ann Rehabil Med.  2022 Apr;46(2):53-59. 10.5535/arm.22027.

Dementia Epidemiology Fact Sheet 2022

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  • 1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, National Rehabilitation Center, Seoul, Korea

Abstract

This dementia epidemiology fact sheet 2022 is aimed at providing an overview of the epidemiology of dementia in Korea using representative government-led data. This review summarizes the prevalence and incidence of this condition using various types of data. The prevalence and incidence of dementia have increased and are predicted to continue to do so. This information will be utilized by public health officials, healthcare professionals, and policymakers to develop strategies for dementia rehabilitation and prevention.

Keyword

Dementia; Epidemiology; Prevalence; Incidence

Figure

  • Fig. 1. Estimated number of dementia patients in the Korean population aged 65 years and older according to the Nationwide Survey on Dementia Epidemiology of Korea (NaSDEK) and National Institute of Dementia. KDO, Korean Dementia Observatory.

  • Fig. 2. Prevalence of dementia in the Korean population aged 65 years and older according to the Nationwide Survey on Dementia Epidemiology of Korea (NaSDEK) and National Institute of Dementia. KDO, Korean Dementia Observatory.


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