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Table 2 Epidemiology data used in the model

From: Improving patient flow of people with rheumatoid arthritis has the potential to simultaneously improve health outcomes and reduce direct costs

Epidemiology   Reference
Austria’s mid-year male population, male, as per July 15, 2013 3,181,396 [http://www.statistik.at/web_de/statistiken/index.html].
RA: yearly incidence per 100,000 males 14 [17].
Austria’s mid-year female population, female, as per July 15, 2013 3,442,605 [http://www.statistik.at/web_de/statistiken/index.html].
RA: yearly incidence per 100,000 females 36 [17].
Probability of person presenting with symptoms of undifferentiated arthritis (UA) 0.00186 [14]