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Title:
   Top 10 Outpatient Prescription Medicines Ranked by Utilization and Expenditures for the Near Elderly in the U.S. Community Population, 2002
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 65
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   February 3, 2005
Description:
   Using prescribed medicine data in the Household Component of the 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief provides a summary of the top 10 outpatient prescription medicines for the near elderly (55 to 64) in the U.S. community population in 2002, by utilization and expenditures. The brief also provides trends in annual prescribed medicines expenditures for the near elderly from 1996 to 2002.
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 , Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Priority Conditions -- High Cholesterol, Elderly Health Care, Prescription Drugs, Medical Conditions, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st65/stat65.pdf (100 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st65/stat65.shtml
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