Alzheimer's Cases to Rise Fastest in These 10 States

Alaska leads the pack with projected increase of 55% through 2025
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 9, 2017 1:25 PM CDT

(Newser) – Iowa is projected to see a 14% increase in Alzheimer's cases in the next eight years. Sound scary? That's nothing. Iowa actually has the lowest projected increase of any state in the country, per 24/7 Wall St, which cites a recent Alzheimer's Association report. The 10 states with the largest projected increases in Americans with Alzheimer's cases from 2017 to 2025:

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  1. Alaska: 55%
  2. Arizona: 54%
  3. Nevada: 49%
  4. Vermont: 42%
  5. Utah: 40%
  6. New Mexico: 39.5%
  7. South Carolina: 39.5%
  8. Florida: 38.5%
  9. Wyoming: 38%
  10. Idaho: 37.5%
Click for the full list. (More on the Alzheimer's "tidal wave" here.)

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