U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Women Aged 18 and Older with Arthritis,* by Race/Ethnicity, 2007

Percent of Women:

  • Non-Hispanic White: 27.2
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 22.2
  • Hispanic: 15.4
  • Non-Hispanic Asian: 8.9
  • Non-Hispanic Other Races**: 23.2

*Reported a health professional has ever told them they have arthritis. Rates reported are not age-adjusted.
**Includes Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders, American Indian/Alaska Natives, persons of other races, persons of more than one race, and persons of unspecified race.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2007. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

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