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Title:
   Average Annual Health Care Use and Expenditures for Kidney Disease among Adults 18 and Older, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2003-2007
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 306
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 13, 2010
Description:
   An average of 3.7 million U.S. adults ages 18 and older or 1.7 percent of the population reported receiving treatment for kidney disease in 2003-2007. An annual average total of $25.3 billion was spent on treatment for kidney disease from 2003-2007. Almost half of the expenditures for kidney disease were spent on ambulatory visits ($12.7 billion).
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD and Julie Wright, MD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- General
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st306/stat306.pdf (165 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st306/stat306.shtml
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