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Title:
   Trends in Utilization and Expenditures of Prescribed Drugs Treating Diabetes, Hypertension, and High Cholesterol for Persons under Age 40 in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2000 and 2010
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 407
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   June 18, 2013
Description:
   There was an increase of 126 percent in total inflation adjusted expenditures for anti-diabetics and an increase of 97 percent in total inflation adjusted expenditures for statins when comparing the years 2000 and 2010. There was no significant increase in total inflation adjusted expenditures for anti-hypertensives when comparing the years 2000 and 2010.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st407/stat407.pdf (116 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st407/stat407.shtml
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