WHAT DO RISING CHRONIC DISEASE RATES MEAN FOR OKLAHOMA?
Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Oklahoma is $518 billion. In 2015, 2.4 million people in Oklahoma had at least 1 chronic disease, 1 million had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost Oklahoma $24.7 billion in medical costs and an extra $9.8 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030).
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