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Cost of Chronic Disease in Nova Scotia

Creator: Health Canada

Geography: North America, Canada, Nova Scotia

Categories: Chronic Diseases, Health Economics/Healthcare Costs

Tags: arthritis, breast cancer, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, cervical cancer, chronic diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), determinants of health, diabetes, health care costs, life expectancy, mental health, morbidity, nutrition, obesity, physical activity, screening, seniors, smoking, socioeconomics, stress, tobacco use

Date: 2002

URL: https://novascotia.ca/dhw/publications/cost_chronic_disease.pdf

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PDF, 139 pages.

This PDF discusses medical care costs and productivity losses resulting from chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease (heart disease, stroke, atherosclerosis), cancer, arthritis, rheumatism, high blood pressure, etc., in Nova Scotia. It also examines preventive measures, socioeconomic determinants of chronic disease, health promotion, and the impact of aging on medical costs.