Arthritis by the Numbers

Book of Trusted Facts & Figures

Arthritis is very common but not well understood. Arthritis affects individuals and families on many levels.

  • More than 1 in 4 adults has arthritis – and that number continues to grow
  • Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in the U.S.
  • The total medical costs and earnings losses due to arthritis is estimated to be $303.5 billion, in 2013, nearly 1% of the gross domestic product that year.

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