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Title:
   Trends in Select Reported Chronic Conditions for Persons under Age 40 in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1997 and 2007
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 292
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 16, 2010
Description:
   The number of medical events for those under age 40 reporting diabetes totaled 7.4 million in 1997; by 2007 that number had increased to 11.2 million. For those under age 40 reporting hypertension, the number of medical events increased from 6.4 million in 1997 to 11.7 million in 2007. Moreover, the total number of medical events increased five-fold, from 1997 to 2007, for those reporting hyperlipidemia (rising from 0.9 million events to 4.5 million events).
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- General
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st292/stat292.pdf (112 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st292/stat292.shtml
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