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Title:
   The Five Most Costly Medical Conditions, 1997 and 2002: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 80
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 24, 2005
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) concerning medical expenditures for the five most costly medical conditions in 1997 and 2002 for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population. These five conditions, heart conditions, cancer, trauma, mental disorders, and pulmonary conditions, were determined by totaling and ranking the expenses for the medical care delivered for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions.
Author(s):
   Gary L. Olin, PhD and Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Conditions, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Priority Conditions -- Cancer, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions, Mental Health, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st80/stat80.pdf (93 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st80/stat80.shtml
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