Table 30 shows there were no significant differences in dementia (including Alzheimer’s) mortality between Māori and non-Māori, males and females, aged 65+ years.
Dementia prevalence is also important however this could not be included in this chart book due to the lack of reliable data.
|50–64 years||65+ years||50–64 years||65+ years|
|Dementia (including Alzheimer’s) mortality, 2005–07, rate per 100,000||−||
Source: Mortality Collection (MORT), Ministry of Health
Age standardised to the 2001 Census total Māori population.
Prioritised ethnicity has been used see Ngā Tapuae me ngā Raraunga: Methods and data sources for further information.
A dash (–) indicates that the data were unavailable due to low counts.