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Title:
   Trends in Statins Utilization and Expenditures for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2000 and 2005
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 205
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 27, 2008
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data on statins in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) in 2000 and 2005. The brief compares 2000 and 2005 total expenditures, total number of purchases, and total number of persons purchasing, as well as average total expenditures and average number of purchases of statins for those with one or more statin purchases.
Author(s):
   Marie Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Prescription Drugs, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st205/stat205.pdf (94 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st205/stat205.shtml
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