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Human Studies

2022 Feb 17

Prev Chronic Dis


Association of Burden and Prevalence of Arthritis With Disparities in Social Risk Factors, Findings From 17 US States.


Rethorn ZD, Rethorn TJ, Cook CE, Sharpe JA, Hastings NS, Allen KD
Prev Chronic Dis. 2022 Feb 17; 19:E08.
PMID: 35175917.


Social risks previously have been associated with arthritis prevalence and costs. Although social risks often cluster among individuals, no studies have examined associations between multiple social risks within the same individual. Our objective was to determine the association between individual and multiple social risks and the prevalence and burden of arthritis by using a representative sample of adults in 17 US states.