Arthritis is prevalent among Hispanics, CDC says

02/17/2011 | U.S. News & World Report

About 3.1 million Hispanics in the U.S. have arthritis, with rates ranging from 11.7% among Cuban-Americans to 21.8% among Puerto Ricans, according to data from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Researchers found at least 20% of all Hispanics suffered physical and work limitations as well as severe pain. About 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis.

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