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Title:
   Trends in the Pharmaceutical Treatment of Asthma in Adults, 1998 to 2009
Product type:
   Research Findings 33
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   July 19, 2012
Description:
   During the period under review, the total number (proportion) of adults who were reported to have treatment for asthma almost doubled from an average annual estimated 5.5 million (2.7 percent) in 1998-1999 to 10.3 million (4.5 percent) in 2008-2009.
Author(s):
   Eric Sarpong, PhD and Frances M. Chevarley, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- General, Medical Conditions, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Care Disparities, Access to Health Care, Prescription Drugs, Priority Conditions -- Asthma, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/rf33/rf33.pdf (215 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/rf33/rf33.shtml
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