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Arthritis Infographic: How Much Do You Know?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has some information to share with you about arthritis - a disease that likely affects you or someone you love in one of its many forms:

  • Arthritis affects 1 in 5 adults in the United States, or an estimated 52.5 million people.
  • These estimates are expected to continue to soar, reaching 67 million by 2030.
  • Two-thirds of people with arthritis are younger than age 65.
  • In 2003, the total cost attributable to arthritis in the United States reached $128 billion.
  • Arthritis is the most common cause of disability among adults in this country.

Cdc-5-takeawaysLearn more about arthritis from the CDC:

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