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Title:
   Expenditures for Mental Health among Adults, Ages 18-64, 2009-2011: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 454
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   October 22, 2014
Description:
   Adults below the poverty level were more likely than non-poor adults (18.6 percent versus 13.6 percent) to have received mental health treatment, but there were no significant differences among subgroups of non-poor adults (i.e., near-poor, low income, middle income, and high income individuals).
Author(s):
   Chava Zibman, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Hospital Inpatient Stays/Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Mental Health, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st454/stat454.pdf (337 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st454/stat454.shtml
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