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Title:
   Arthritis: Use and Expenditures among U.S. Adult Noninstitutionalized Population, 2005
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 222
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   September 17, 2008
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents estimates based on the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) on the use of and expenditures for ambulatory care and prescribed medications to treat arthritis. Among the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized adult, ages 18 and older population, more than one-third (35.6 percent) of the arthritis related expenditures were on ambulatory care.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Priority Conditions -- General, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
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   data_files/publications/st222/stat222.pdf (119 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st222/stat222.shtml
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