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Title:
   Health Care Expenditures for Adults Ages 18-64 with a Mental Health or Substance Abuse Related Expense: 2007 versus 1997
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 319
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 25, 2011
Description:
   In 2007, there were approximately 23.9 million adults ages 18 to 64 in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population with a mental health or substance abuse (MHSA) related expense, compared with 13.0 million adults in the same age group in 1997. Total MHSA expenses for adults ages 18-64 in 2007 were approximately $36.5 billion, $13 billion higher than in 1997 (adjusted to 2007 dollars).
Author(s):
   Erwin Brown, Jr., BS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Health Insurance -- Coverage, Mental Health, The Uninsured, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st319/stat319.pdf (99 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st319/stat319.shtml
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