Rising awareness for diagnosis of lifestyle diseases, coupled with improved technology in imaging, has shifted demand for the global x-ray equipment market, according to market research firm Reportsnreports. The market is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.27% from 2016 to 2021.

The report, which analyzes trends in CT, mammography, C-arms, dental, and mobile x-ray, states that the market is growing steadily due to rise in the lifestyle diseases, which has led to early diagnosis among populations, as well as parts replacement demands.

Among the segments, mobile x-ray equipment is expected to drive growth due to the increase in the number of emergency cases. While developed regions will continue to dominate the market in terms of revenue, emerging nations are expected to respond to the market due to developments in healthcare infrastructure.

The North America region remains the major market to date, followed by Europe. In the forecast period, the Asia-Pacific region will witness strong growth driven by the countries such as India and China, according to the report.

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