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Title:
   Health Care Expenditures for the Five Most Common Conditions of Adults Ages 40 to 64, 2009
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 382
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 31, 2012
Description:
   The top five most commonly treated conditions among adults ages 40-64 in 2009 included hypertension (high blood pressure), hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol), osteoarthritis, mental disorders, and asthma. Of the 101.3 million civilian noninstitutionalized adults ages 40-64 in the U.S., more than half were treated for at least one of these conditions in 2009. These five conditions accounted for almost a quarter of this age group's total medical expenditures.
Author(s):
   Marc Roemer, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Other Medical Equipment and Expenditures, Health Care Disparities, Men's Health, Medical Expenditures, Women's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Mental Health, Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st382/stat382.pdf (258 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st382/stat382.shtml
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