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Title:
   Top 10 Outpatient Prescription Medicines Ranked by Utilization and Expenditures for the Elderly in the U.S. Community Population, 2002
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 66
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 elderly (65 and older) in the U.S. community population in 2002, by utilization and expenditures. The brief also provides trends in annual prescribed medicines expenditures for the 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:
   Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Medical Conditions, Priority Conditions -- High Cholesterol, Elderly Health Care, Prescription Drugs, Medical Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st66/stat66.pdf (89 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st66/stat66.shtml
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