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Title:
   The Five Most Costly Children's Conditions, 2006: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Children, Ages 0-17
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 242
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   April 17, 2009
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) regarding medical expenditures associated with the top five most costly conditions for children in 2006. These top five conditions--mental disorders, asthma, trauma-related disorders, acute bronchitis, and infectious diseases--were determined by totaling and ranking the expenses for all medical care delivered in 2006.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Children's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Medical Expenditures, Priority Conditions -- General
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st242/stat242.pdf (349 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st242/stat242.shtml
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