Chronic diseases—heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, asthma, to name a few—are the leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. Treating people with one or more chronic disease consumes 86 cents of every dollar we spend on health care. Select a state below for more information.
To read more about this study, read our FAQs here and our overview here.
Choose a State from the Dropdown or Select one from the Grid Below to Find Out More About Chronic Disease
Read the IHS Life Science "Burden of chronic illnesses in the US" technical overview here.