Data Sources

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Obesity Data

Rhode Island Numbers

  • Arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases. In 2015, 26.9% of all RI adults (about 225,600 people) said they had been diagnosed with arthritis.
  • The risk of arthritis increases with age, but people with fewer economic and social resources are also at higher risk.

Co-existing Conditions

*Including diabetes, hypertension, asthma, COPD, or coronary heart disease