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Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Conditions Among US Adults: Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2010

Sex, No. of Conditions 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total, 2 or 318.117.818.218.719.019.118.519.920.621.1
Men, 2 or 315.715.916.016.817.317.317.117.719.419.9
Women, 2 or 320.419.620.320.320.620.619.722.021.822.3
Total, 4 or more3.73.63.43.84.04.24.14.75.04.9
Men, 4 or more3.43.43.13.53.23.93.64.04.64.4
Women, 4 or more3.93.73.84.14.64.54.55.35.35.4


Figure 1.
Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among the total US adult population and separately, among US men and women, National Health Interview Survey for 2001 through 2010.

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Age (y), No. of Conditions 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
18–44, 2 or 36.86.26.56.56.46.65.86.67.27.2
45–64, 2 or 324.124.124.024.525.224.824.626.227.228.1
≥65, 2 or 344.243.444.545.646.045.744.646.146.346.5
18–44, 4 or more0.60.50.30.50.60.50.50.60.70.6
45–64, 4 or more4.64.44.44.54.65.35.05.35.65.7
≥65, 4 or more 12.012.011.513.113.313.213.015.216.115.6


Figure 2.
Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among US adults aged 18 to 44 years, 45 to 64 years, and 65 years or older, National Health Interview Survey for 2001 through 2010.

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Race, No. of Conditions 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Non-Hispanic white, 2 or 319.419.219.920.220.621.020.121.622.522.7
Non-Hispanic black/African American, 2 or 319.218.618.719.220.319.219.320.721.723.1
Hispanic, 2 or 311.710.910.410.911.411.311.612.313.314.2
Non-Hispanic white, 4 or more 3.93.83.74.24.34.64.45.35.55.4
Non-Hispanic black/African American, 4 or more3.93.84.23.84.05.14.74.45.45.4
Hispanic, 4 or more2.32.01.52.52.31.72.22.42.72.7


Figure 3.
Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions among non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, and Hispanic adults in the United States, National Health Interview Survey for 2001 through 2010.

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