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Title:
   The Five Most Costly Conditions, 1996 and 2006: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 248
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   July 9, 2009
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) concerning medical expenditures for the five most costly medical conditions in 1996 and 2006 for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population. These five conditions, heart conditions, cancer, trauma-related disorders, mental disorders, and asthma, ranked highest in direct medical spending in 1996 and 2006.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Medical Expenditures, Priority Conditions -- Asthma, Priority Conditions -- Cancer, Priority Conditions -- General, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st248/stat248.pdf (128 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st248/stat248.shtml
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