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Recorded dementia diagnoses, December 2016

Publication date: 09:30 January 13, 2017


Recorded dementia diagnoses, December 2016

Key Facts

Recorded dementia prevalence at 31 December 2016 is 0.772 per cent (1 person in 129).

When considered alongside monthly data collected in 2015/16, this indicates a progressive increase in recorded prevalence from March 2016 (0.759) to December 2016 (0.772).

After adjustments to remove spurious, 'non-GP' practices, shared practices and practices which decided not to participate in this extraction, the extract cohort available for collection was 7,442 practices.

Of the extract cohort, data for 7,318 practices were collected, representing 98.3 per cent coverage of cohort practices.


Date Range: 31 December 2016 to 31 December 2016
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical granularity: GP practices, dental practices, pharmacies and clinics

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