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10 facts on dementia

An interview being conducted in Ibadan, Nigeria for the Indianapolis-Ibadan Dementia Project
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47.5 million people live with dementia

The total number of people with dementia worldwide in 2015 is estimated at 47.5 million. Among them, 58% live in low- and middle-income countries, and this proportion is projected to rise to 71% by 2050.

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