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Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF) Recorded Dementia Diagnoses - England, 2015-16

06:19 March 26, 2017 - 09:30 May 04, 2016
Publication date: May 04, 2016
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Summary

Aiming to improve the national diagnosis rate for dementia, this annual report on dementia diagnosis data supports the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.

Key facts

427,000 people in England (1 in every 132 people registered with a GP) were recorded as having dementia.

1 in every 23 people aged 65+ were recorded as having dementia.

20.9 per cent of women aged 90+ (1 in every 5) were recorded as having dementia.

Between October 2014 and March 2015, there was a noticeable increase in the number of recorded dementia diagnoses in England.

The proportion of people aged 65 and over with a recorded dementia diagnosis (prevalence rate) is greater in the north of England.

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Coverage

Date Range: April 01, 2015 to March 31, 2016
Geographical coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
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