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Incidence of venous thromboembolism increases with age

Incidence of venous thromboembolism increases significantly with age—from less than 5 cases per 100,000 people ages 15 and younger, to around 500 cases per 100,000 people ages 80 and older.

White, Richard H. The Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism. Circ. 2003; 107(23 Supp 1): I4-8. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/circulationaha;107/23_suppl_1/I-4

Reference

Title
The Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
2003
Authors
White, Richard H
Volume & Issue
Volume 107, Issue 23 Supp 1
Pages
I4-8
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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