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Economic costs of dementia in the U.S.

5/24/2013 feature story

Kenneth Langa uses HRS data to estimate the costs of dementia. He imputes dementia probabilities for respondents, estimates the amount and type of health care needed, and calculates the financial cost of these services. To this he adds the estimated dollar value of informal care needed.

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