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46 million more Americans are projected to have at least one chronic condition in 2030 than in 2000.

Anderson, Gerard. Chronic Conditions: Making the case for ongoing care. Washington, D.C.: PhRMA; 2007. http://www.fightchronicdisease.org/sites/default/files/docs/ChronicCareChartbook_FINAL_0.pdf

Reference

Title
Chronic Conditions: Making the case for ongoing care
Publisher
PhRMA
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Anderson, Gerard
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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