WHAT DO RISING CHRONIC DISEASE RATES MEAN FOR UTAH?
Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Utah is $371 billion. In 2015, 1.6 million people in Utah had at least 1 chronic disease, 551 thousand had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost Utah $17.8 billion in medical costs and an extra $6.9 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030).
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