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Around half of adults 65 and older have been diagnosed with arthritis, a common cause of persistent pain.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation-United States, 2007-2009. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2010. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/wk/mm5939.pdf

Reference

Title
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation-United States, 2007-2009
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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