Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Percentage of people age 65 and over who reported having selected chronic conditions, by sex, 2005-2006

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. Older Americans 2008: Key Indicators of Well-Being. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2008. http://agingstats.gov/agingstatsdotnet/Main_Site/Data/2008_Documents/OA_2008.pdf

Reference

Title
Older Americans 2008: Key Indicators of Well-Being
Publisher
U.S. Government Printing Office
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • Prevalence of Disease Conditions in the Working Population  
  • Based on preliminary data from 2004, the top 15 causes of death in the United States in 2004 were: 1. Disease of the heart – 654,092 deaths 2. Malignant neoplasms – 550-270…  
  • Prescription drug spending growth accelerated in 2006 to 8.5%, partly as a result of Medicare Part D’s impact.  
  • Total hospital spending growth is expected to stay an average of 2% higher than GDP growth between 2006 and 2015.  
  • Death rates for selected leading causes of death among people age 65 and over, 1981-2004