Special Report

Most Common Ailments in America

26. Anemia and other deficiencies
> Number of episodes in 2019: 9.4 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $42
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,469
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #183 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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25. Complications of pregnancy and birth
> Number of episodes in 2019: 9.8 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $75
> Amount spent per episode of care: $2,510
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #154 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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24. Headache
> Number of episodes in 2019: 10.8 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $44
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,324
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #151 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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23. Male genital disorders
> Number of episodes in 2019: 11.4 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $38
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,095
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #155 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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22. Cataract
> Number of episodes in 2019: 11.6 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $50
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,414
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #171 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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