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|In adults 19+ with the following chronic conditions as compared to healthy adults of the same age.|
|Aged 18-49||Aged 50-64||Aged 65+|
|Chronic Lung Disease||19.1x||16.3x||9.2x|
|Chronic Heart Disease||6.9x||7.1x||4.4x|
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