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Limitation of activity caused by selected chronic health conditions among older adults, by age: United States, 2006-2007

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health, United States, 2009. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics; 2009. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus09.pdf

Reference

Title
Health, United States, 2009
Publisher
National Center for Health Statistics
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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