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Title:
   Use and Expenditures Related to Thyroid Disease among Women Age 18 and Older, U.S. Noninstitutionalized Population, 2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 348
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 14, 2011
Description:
   A total of $4.3 billion was spent on treatment for thyroid disease among adult women in 2008. More than half of expenditures for thyroid disease were spent on ambulatory visits ($2.2 billion), and about one-third of the total ($1.4 billion) was spent on prescription medications.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Women's Health, Medical Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st348/stat348.pdf (152 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st348/stat348.shtml
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