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Title:
   Health Care Expenditures for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer among Adults, 2005-2008 (Average Annual)
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 345
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 4, 2011
Description:
   An average of about 3.72 million adults were treated for non-melanoma skin cancer each year from 2005–08, a notably larger number of persons than were treated for other common but generally more serious cancers such as breast, prostate, colon, and lung. Elderly adults age 65 and older were by far the most likely to be treated for non-melanoma skin cancer (annual average of 6.0 percent) followed by middle aged adults ages 45–64 (1.6 percent).
Author(s):
   Steven Machlin, MS, Kelly Carper, MEd, and David Kashihara, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st345/stat345.pdf (111 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st345/stat345.shtml
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