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What Do You Know About Parkinson's Disease? Take Our Quiz!

While Parkinson’s disease (PD) can affect everyone differently, there is common ground among community members. To find out more about how people with PD cope with their condition, manage their symptoms, and improve their quality of life, we conducted our 4th Annual Parkinson’s Disease In America survey. Nearly 1,500 people completed the survey, providing an interesting look at PD.

Test your Parkinson's knowledge

We created a quick poll to share some of these responses and raise awareness about what life with PD is like. Test your PD knowledge, then let us know how you did in the comments. All answers are reflective of our survey data.


What is the most common symptom experienced with Parkinson’s disease?


How many people living with PD also have other health conditions?


How many people with PD feel their condition has a significant negative impact on their household finances?


When deciding on a PD treatment, what is the top decision factor?


People with Parkinson’s said this is the most challenging symptom to live with.


People with PD say attitude is a significant factor in their quality of life.


Besides prescription drugs, what is the most common way people with PD cope?


What is the most common exercise people with PD use to stay active?

How did you do?

We learn so much from anonymous surveys like these. Some responses verify what has previously been thought, while others teach us about new aspects of life with PD. Our Parkinson’s Disease In America survey is conducted yearly. We would love to have you participate next year and have your voice be heard.

How much do you know about Parkinson’s disease? Let us know in the comments, and tell us if any of the answers surprised you!

The 4th Annual Parkinson’s Disease In America survey was conducted online from May through August 2020. The survey was completed by 1,472 people with PD.

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