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Title:
   Health Care Expenditures for the Five Most Common Children's Conditions, 2008: Estimates for U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Children, Ages 0-17
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 349
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 14, 2011
Description:
   The top five most commonly treated conditions among children in 2008 included acute bronchitis, asthma, trauma-related disorders, otitis media (middle ear infection), and mental disorders. Among the 74.3 million noninstitutionalized children in the U.S., 40.5 percent were treated for at least one of these conditions in 2008. These conditions accounted for 60.4 percent of all children's ambulatory visits (office-based or hospital outpatient).
Author(s):
   Marc Roemer, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Children's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st349/stat349.pdf (137 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st349/stat349.shtml
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