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In 2009, half of the adult population in the U.S.—133 million—was living with at least one chronic disease.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic Diseases the Power to Prevent, The Call to Control: At a glance 2009.. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2009. http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/aag/pdf/chronic.pdf

Reference

Title
Chronic Diseases the Power to Prevent, The Call to Control: At a glance 2009.
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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