Special Report

Most Common Ailments in America

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21. Urinary tract infections
> Number of episodes in 2019: 13.3 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $56
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,364
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #213 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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20. Kidney disease
> Number of episodes in 2019: 14.8 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $139
> Amount spent per episode of care: $3,081
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #26 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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19. Allergic reactions
> Number of episodes in 2019: 16.5 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $41
> Amount spent per episode of care: $811
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #118 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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18. Thyroid disease
> Number of episodes in 2019: 17.2 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $50
> Amount spent per episode of care: $956
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #76 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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17. Disorders of the upper GI
> Number of episodes in 2019: 17.3 million
> Amount spent per person on the condition: $71
> Amount spent per episode of care: $1,339
> Relative growth in treated prevalence: #144 fastest out of 300+ common conditions

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