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Title:
   Characteristics of Persons with High Medical Expenditures in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 73
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 21, 2005
Description:
   Using data from the Household Component of the 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief presents characteristics of persons in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population in calendar year 2002 who were in the top 5 percent of the medical expenditure distribution compared with persons in the bottom 50 percent of that distribution.
Author(s):
   Leslie J. Conwell, MHS and Joel W. Cohen, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Disability, Health Status, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st73/stat73.pdf (175 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st73/stat73.shtml
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