Friday, February 12, 2010

Prevalence of Arthritis by Age/Race/Gender

Make a graph to represent the following information:

Of persons aged 18–44, 7.9% (8.7 million) report doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Of persons aged 45–64, 29.3% (20.5 million) report doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Of persons aged 65+, 50.0% (17.2 million) report doctor-diagnosed arthritis.


28.3 million women and 18.1 million men report doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

3.1 million Hispanic adults report doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

4.6 million Non-Hispanic Blacks report doctor diagnosed arthritis.
An estimated 294,000 children under age 18 have some form of arthritis or rheumatic condition, this represents approximately 1 in every 250 children.


From http://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/data_statistics/arthritis_related_stats.htm

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