Arthritis - The Facts
1. Adults suffering from arthritis were less likely to be employed when compared to those without arthritis of the same age.
2. Adults with arthritis lose more workdays than those with any other medical condition.
3. Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are responsible for a combined 172 million missed workdays every year.
4. One-third of working adults with arthritis have limitations in their ability to work.
5. Americans spent 24% more on medical costs in 2003 (80.8 billion) than in 1997 (64.8 billion).
6. In 2003, working-aged adults with arthritis earned on average $3,613 less than healthy adults of the same age.
7. Nationwide, earnings losses due to arthritis went up from 99 billion in 1997 to 108 billion in 2003 - a 9% increase!
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