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Title:
   Outpatient Prescription Medicines: A Comparison of Expenditures by Household-Reported Condition, 1987 and 2001
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 43
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   July 13, 2004
Description:
   This Statistical Brief summarizes differences in expenditures for outpatient prescription medicines reported for specific conditions by the household in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population for the years 1987 and 2001. The data used are derived from the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey (NMES) and the Household Component of the 2001 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC).
Author(s):
   Marie Stagnitti, MPA and Mamatha Pancholi, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Priority Conditions -- High Cholesterol, Priority Conditions -- Arthritis, Mental Health, Prescription Drugs, Medical Conditions, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions, Medical Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st43/stat43.pdf (152 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st43/stat43.shtml
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