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Title:
   Heart Disease among Near Elderly Americans: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2010
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 408
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   June 26, 2013
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data from the 2010 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) on the percentage of near elderly persons in the U.S. population who have ever been told by a doctor, or other health professional, that they have heart disease. In 2010, 16.8 percent of the 60.5 million near elderly (ages 50 to 64) persons in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population had been diagnosed at some time by a doctor as having coronary heart disease, angina, myocardial infarction (heart attack), or some other unspecified heart disease.
Author(s):
   William Carroll, MA and G. Edward Miller, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Men's Health, Obesity, Priority Conditions -- Diabetes, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure, Priority Conditions -- High Cholesterol, Women's Health
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st408/stat408.pdf (148 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st408/stat408.shtml
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