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Title:
   Trends in Antibiotic Use Among U.S. Children Aged 0 to 4 Years, 1996-2000
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 35
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   February 4, 2004
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC) on antibiotic drug use by U.S. children aged 0 to 4 years for the calendar years 1996 through 2000. The definition of antibiotics includes all major classes of oral antibiotics but excludes topical antibiotics. The estimates presented come from the MEPS Full-Year Files for 1996-2000 and the MEPS Prescribed Medicines Files for the same period.
Author(s):
   William A. Carroll and G. Edward Miller
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Prescription Drugs, Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Expenditures, Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Children's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
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   data_files/publications/st35/stat35.pdf (68 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st35/stat35.shtml
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