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Prevalence of Arthritic Conditions— United States, 1987

JAMA. 1990;263(13):1758-1759. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03440130032010.
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Lawrence RC, Hochberg MC, Kelsey JL, et al.  Estimates of the prevalence of selected arthritic and musculoskeletal diseases in the United States . J Rheumatol 1989;16:427-41.
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The 36 proportions from NHIS were multiplied by each state's 36 CNI population estimates and the products summed to obtain the estimated number of persons with arthritic conditions for the state. Division of this figure by the state's CNI population gave a prevalence proportion.

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