Pediatric Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases StatisticsEstadísticas de Artritis y Otras Enfermedades Reumáticas Pediátricas

Pediatric Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases Statistics

The following statistics are from the CDC and Arthritis Foundation:

  • An estimated 50 million people in the U.S. have some form of arthritis or chronic joint symptoms.

  • About 300,000 children in the U.S. have arthritis or other rheumatic conditions. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common form of juvenile arthritis.

  • Rheumatoid arthritis, the most crippling form of arthritis, affects approximately 1.3 million Americans and two to three times more women than men. Further, the average onset for rheumatoid arthritis in women is between the ages of 30 and 60 years old.

  • Lupus affects women more often than men and occurs around the ages of 15 to 45.

 

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