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Title:
   Chronic Conditions and Outpatient Prescription Medicines for Persons 18 and Older in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1987 and 2001
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 58
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 14, 2004
Description:
   Using data from the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey (NMES) and the Household Component of the 2001 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief compares estimates from 1987 and 2001 on the use of prescribed medicines in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) age 18 and older (adult) population as part of the treatment for specific chronic conditions.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA and Mamatha Pancholi, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- General, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Medical Conditions, Priority Conditions -- Diabetes, Priority Conditions -- High Cholesterol, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure, Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st58/stat58.pdf (155 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st58/stat58.shtml
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