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Title:
   Trends in Hormone Replacement Therapy Drugs Utilization and Expenditures for Adult Women in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2001-2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 347
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 14, 2011
Description:
   This Brief presents trends in utilization and expenditures for outpatient prescription hormone replacement therapy drugs for adult women for the years 2001-2008. Total expenses for hormone replacement therapy drugs by adult women decreased 15 percent when comparing the years 2001 ($5.3 billion) and 2002 ($4.5 billion) and decreased 40 percent when comparing 2001 ($5.3 billion) and 2003 ($3.2 billion).Over the eight year span from 2001-2008, total expenses on hormone replacement therapy drugs decreased 62 percent (decreasing from $5.3 billion to $2.0 billion).
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA and Doris Lefkowitz, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Prescription Drugs, Women's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st347/stat347.pdf (147 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st347/stat347.shtml
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