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Title:
   Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children (5-17): Use and Expenditures, 2007
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 276
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 30, 2009
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 Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder among children ages 5-17 in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population. Average annual estimates are shown by type of service and source of payment. Average expenditures on ADHD for those with an attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder related expense were $1,319 in 2007. The mean expense per child was $427 for ambulatory visits and $902 for prescription medications.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Children's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st276/stat276.pdf (99 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st276/stat276.shtml
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