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Title:
   Variations in Smoking by Selected Demographic, Socioeconomic, Insurance, and Health Characteristics, United States, 2003
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 101
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   October 17, 2005
Description:
   Using data from the Household Component of the 2003 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief presents estimates on the smoking status of adults, age 18 or older, in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population in 2003 by selected characteristics, including age, race/ethnicity, sex, education, insurance coverage, and health conditions. Additional estimates are provided on routine check-ups and smoking cessation counseling.
Author(s):
   Kelly Carper, MEd and Steven R. Machlin, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Priority Conditions -- Strokes, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure, Medical Conditions, Health Insurance -- Coverage, Priority Conditions -- Emphysema and Bronchitis
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st101/stat101.pdf (142 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st101/stat101.shtml
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