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Title:
   Trends in the Use and Expenditures for the Therapeutic Class Prescribed Psychotherapeutic Agents and All Subclasses, 1997 and 2004
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 163
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   February 26, 2007
Description:
   This Statistical Brief compares 1997 and 2004 data for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) on total expenditures, total number of purchases, total number of people with a purchase, and average price per purchase for the therapeutic class of prescribed psychotherapeutic agents and all therapeutic subclasses within the class. The subclasses include antipsychotics; central nervous system (CNS) stimulants; antidepressants; and anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Prescription Drugs, Medical Expenditures, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st163/stat163.pdf (106 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st163/stat163.shtml
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