As a nation, we have a tendency to pay eighty six% of our health care bucks on the treatment of chronic diseases. These persistent conditions—the nation’s leading causes of death and disability—leave in their wake deaths that would are prevented, lifelong disability, compromised quality of life, and burgeoning health care costs.
Category Archives: Chronic Disease
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Estimated numbers resulted from statistical adjustment that accounted for reporting delays and missing risk-factor information, but not for incomplete reporting. Rates are per one hundred,000 population. Rates not calculated by transmission category as a result of of the shortage of denominator knowledge. b Hispanics/Latinos will be of any race. c Heterosexual contact with someone known […]