Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Dementia Kills Nearly Three Times More People Than Previously Thought

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This shows an old person and a treeAn estimated 13.6% of deaths in the U.S could be attributed to dementia. The number is 2.7 times higher than the official reported dementia-related deaths. The underestimation varies greatly by race, with 7.1 times more older Black adults, and 4.1 times more Hispanic adults, dying from dementia that public records indicate.