QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Had Some Form of Arthritis or a Related Condition, by Race/Ethnicity and Hispanic Subpopulation

In 2009, Hispanic adults (16.2%) were less likely to have been told by a doctor or other health-care professional that they had some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia compared with non-Hispanic white adults (23.6%) and non-Hispanic black adults (23.2%). Puerto Rican adults (27.4%) were more likely to have arthritis or a related condition than were other Hispanic subgroups.

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