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Number of People Reporting Selected Chronic Diseases, 2003

DeVol R, Bedroussian A, Charuworn A, Chatterjee A, et al. An Unhealthy America: The economic burden of chronic disease. The Milken Institute; 2007. https://assets1b.milkeninstitute.org/assets/Publication/ResearchReport/PDF/chronic_disease_report.pdf

Reference

Title
An Unhealthy America: The economic burden of chronic disease
Publisher
The Milken Institute
Publication Date
2007
Authors
DeVol R, Bedroussian A, Charuworn A, Chatterjee A, et al.
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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