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Relevant Population Characteristics for Arthritis Prevalence

Relevant Population Characteristics

The population characteristic most relevant to arthritis is the age distribution of the population. As the Utah population ages, a greater percentage of Utahns will be at risk for developing arthritis. People with arthritis are also more likely to report being obese, depressed, and to getting injured from falling.

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Content updated: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 14:39:42 MST