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Growth of chronic conditions in older adults

The percentage of adults age 65 and older with multiple chronic conditions grew from 37.2% in 1999-2000, to 45.3% in 2009-2010.

Freid V, Bernstein A, Bush M. Multiple Chronic Conditions among Adults Aged 45 and Over: Trends over the past 10 years. 2012; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23101759/#:~:text=This%20report%20presents%20estimates%20of,diabetes%2C%20cancer%2C%20stroke%2C%20chronic

Reference

Title
Multiple Chronic Conditions among Adults Aged 45 and Over: Trends over the past 10 years
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Freid V, Bernstein A, Bush M
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  • Prevalence & Incidence
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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