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Spotlight on Women's Health

Arthritis is More Common in Women

Source: Utah Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2013

Arthritis can a painful and debilitating disease. It affects one of every five adults in the U.S. and is the leading cause of disability. About two-thirds of people with arthritis are younger than age 65.  In Utah, women have higher rates of arthritis than men across every age group. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends taking a few simple steps to help keep the pain away:

  • Learn arthritis management strategies
  • Be active
  • ...

Our Vision

Collaborating for Healthier Utah Women

Our Mission

Promote optimal health for all Utah women through collaborative planning, community action, and policy/systems change.


  • Coordinate activities and engage in collaborative efforts to achieve our mission.
  • Facilitate the development and sharing of programs, materials and information about the health of Utah women.
  • Engage in strategic activities with community partners to promote optimal health for all Utah women.