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OSTEOARTHRITIS IN FIGURES

500

MILLION AFFECTED

500 million people suffer from symptomatic osteoarthritis, 7 million of them in Spain.

30%

OF THE ASYMPTOMATIC POPULATION

It is the most prevalent joint pathology.

1st

CAUSE OF PERMANENT DISABILITY

Rheumatic diseases are the first cause of permanent disability and the third cause of temporary incapacity for work.

50%

OF PERMANENT INVALIDITY

50% of permanent disability cases caused by rheumatic diseases are those of patients with osteoarthritis.

“The drive of OAFI will play a key role in the coming years

AMÀLIA LAFUENTE

Doctor and Professor of Pharmacology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona

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