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Title:
   Health Care Expenses and Utilization for Children with Special Health Care Needs, 2008: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 343
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   October 7, 2011
Description:
   In 2008, 13.3 million or 17.9 percent of children under 18 years of age in the U.S. noninstitutionalized civilian population were reported as having special health care needs. A total of $54.5 billion was spent on health care for children under 18 identified with special care needs.
Author(s):
   Karen E. Davis, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Children's Health
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st343/stat343.pdf (115 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st343/stat343.shtml
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