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Term: Arthritis Treatment Prevalence / Arthritis Prevalence

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Last Updated: 2020-05-15


The percentage of residents aged 19 or older diagnosed with arthritis (rheumatoid or osteo-arthritis) using a combination of data in physician visits, hospitalizations, and prescription drugs. See the Arthritis - Measuring Prevalence concept for an operational definition of arthritis.

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