Parkinson's Disease Age-Adjusted Death Rate
This indicator shows the age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population due to Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease (PD) belongs to a group of conditions called motor system disorders, which are the result of the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. The four primary symptoms of PD are tremor, or trembling in hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face; rigidity, or stiffness of the limbs and trunk; bradykinesia, or slowness of movement; and postural instability, or impaired balance and coordination.
Measurement Period: 2009-2011
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 43 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 11
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age
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La Crosse, WI;