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Title:
   Trends in Outpatient Prescription Drug Utilization and Expenditures: 1997-2000
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 21
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   July 25, 2003
Description:
   This Statistical Brief summarizes data concerning prescribed medicines utilization and expenditures for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population for the years 1997-2000, as derived from the 1997-2000 Full Year Consolidated Data Files (HC-051, HC-038, HC-028, and HC-020). In MEPS, prescribed medicine utilization is defined as a prescription medicine purchase.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescription Drugs, Medical Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st21/stat21.pdf (142 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st21/stat21.shtml
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