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How Many People Get Parkinson's Disease?


Updated February 28, 2014

Question: How Many People Get Parkinson's Disease?

Answer: Parkinson's disease affects all cultures and races. Globally, it is estimated 6.3 million people have the disease. Around 1 to 1.5 million Americans have it. 1 in 10 people with Parkinson's are diagnosed before the age of 50 years. 15% before the age of 40 years. Slightly more men than women have Parkinson's disease.

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