U.S. aspirin intakes
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
An estimated 43 million people ages 18 and older, or nearly one in five people in the U.S., take aspirin every day or every other day, according to the latest News and Numbers report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. AHRQ's 2005 data also show 54% of the estimated 26 million adults who were told by a physician that they had an indicator of heart disease reported taking aspirin regularly, compared with 15% who were never told by a physician that they had problems. The data also revealed that almost half of Americans 65 and older took aspirin regularly...
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