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Title:
   A Comparison of Antidiabetic Agent Prescribed Medications: Oral Medicines and Insulin, 1997 and 2003
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 118
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 15, 2006
Description:
   This Statistical Brief compares 1997 and 2003 data for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) on the total expenditures, total number of purchases, and number of people with purchases of prescribed antidiabetic medicines. In addition to the larger therapeutic subclass of prescribed antidiabetic agents, similar trend data are provided for two smaller groupings of prescribed medications that comprise the subclass of antidiabetic agents: insulin and oral antidiabetic medicines.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Priority Conditions -- Diabetes, Medical Conditions, Prescription Drugs, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st118/stat118.pdf (91 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st118/stat118.shtml
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