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Title:
   Medical Expenditures of the Non-Elderly by Age and Insurance Status, 2004
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 197
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   January 17, 2008
Description:
   This Statistical Brief describes medical expenditures of the non-elderly (under age 65) by age group and insurance status in 2004. People with private health insurance for all or part of the year were responsible for 79 percent of all medical expenditures even though they represented 71.2 percent of the non-elderly population. In contrast, people who were uninsured for the entire year (i.e., full-year uninsured) accounted for 4.8 percent of all medical expenditures while representing 14.1 percent of the non-elderly population.
Author(s):
   Gary Olin, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Hospital Inpatient Stays/Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Insurance -- Coverage, Medical Expenditures, Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st197/stat197.pdf (117 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st197/stat197.shtml
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