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Title:
   Use and Expenses for Office-Based Physician Visits by Specialty, 2009: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 381
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 29, 2012
Description:
   In 2009, office visits to physicians accounted for about 17.1 percent of total health care expenses for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population. While 45.7 percent of visits for office-based physician care were to primary care doctors in general practice, family practice, internal medicine, or pediatrics, only about 30.4 percent of expenditures were for visits to these types of physicians.
Author(s):
   Karen E. Davis, MA and Kelly Carper, MEd
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st381/stat381.pdf (199 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st381/stat381.shtml
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