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Title:
   Changes in Children's Use and Expenditures for Asthma Medications, United States, 1997-1998 to 2007-2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 341
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   September 30, 2011
Description:
   This Statistical Brief examines changes in medication use and expenditures among children with reported treatment for asthma from 1997-1998 to 2007-2008. Overall, the average annual proportion of children with reported treatment for asthma in the U.S. increased from 4.7 percent in 1997-1998 to 6.1 percent in 2007-2008.
Author(s):
   Eric Mensah Sarpong, PhD and G. Edward Miller, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Access to Health Care, Children's Health, Priority Conditions -- Asthma, Medical Expenditures, Prescription Drugs, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st341/stat341.pdf (184 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st341/stat341.shtml
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