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Title:
   Trends in Antidepressant Use by the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1997 and 2002
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 76
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 9, 2005
Description:
   Using data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief summarizes data that indicate a significant growth in the use of antidepressants among the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population when comparing the years 1997 and 2002. The brief further compares estimates of antidepressant use by various demographic and socioeconomic subgroups of the U.S. community population over the same time period.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Mental Health, Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st76/stat76.pdf (166 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st76/stat76.shtml
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