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Title:
   Health Care Use and Expenditures for Pain Conditions among Women 18 and Older, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 342
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   September 30, 2011
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents estimates on the use of and expenditures for ambulatory care and prescribed medications to treat chronic pain conditions among women 18 and older. In 2008, 8.7 million women reported receiving treatment for these pain conditions. More than one-third of the women who were treated for any of these pain conditions were in the age group of 45-64.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Access to Health Care, Priority Conditions -- General, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Elderly Health Care, Health Insurance -- Coverage, Medicare/Medicaid/SCHIP, The Uninsured, Women's Health, Prescription Drugs, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st342/stat342.pdf (142 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st342/stat342.shtml
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