Adults with Down syndrome often die at earlier ages than their peers in the general population. This data slice describes increased risk of death across different age groups from Dementia/Alzheimer’s, Influenza/Pneumonia, and Pneumonitis for adults with Down syndrome.
intellectual disability, developmental disability, death, cause of death
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Landes, Scott D., "Major Causes of Death among Adults with Down Syndrome" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 35.
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