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Title:
   Health Service Use and Expenses for Migraines and Other Headaches, 2002-03 (Average Annual Estimates)
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 115
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   February 22, 2006
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents estimates based on data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) on health care use and expenditures to treat headaches among adults age 18 and over in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population. Average annual estimates for the period from 2002-03 are shown for two categories of headaches: migraines and other headaches (facial pain, nonspecific reported pain in head, and tension headaches) as well as by age and sex.
Author(s):
   Steven R. Machlin, MS and G. Edward Miller, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st115/stat115.pdf (316 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st115/stat115.shtml
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