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Figure 15. Three or more chronic conditions among adults 45 years of age and over, by age and percent of poverty level: United States, 2004.

Figure 15Three or more chronic conditions among adults 45 years of age and over, by age and percent of poverty level: United States, 2004

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NOTES: Adults who had ever been told by a physician they had 3 or more of the following conditions: hypertension, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, diabetes, cancer, arthritis and related diseases, or current asthma. Percent of poverty level is based on family income and family size and composition using U.S. Census Bureau poverty thresholds. See data table for data points graphed, standard errors, and additional notes.

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

From: Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans

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