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Title:
   Trends in Statin Therapy among Adults (Age ≥ 18), United States, 2000 to 2011
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 458
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 7, 2014
Description:
   This Statistical Brief examines trends in statin use and expenditures among adults (age ≥ 18) in the U.S. using nationally representative data from the 2000 to 2011 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). Data from 2000–2001 to 2010–2011 are pooled to increase sample sizes and the precision of estimates, thus results are presented as average annual estimates for these time periods.
Author(s):
   Eric M. Sarpong, PhD and Samuel H. Zuvekas, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st458/stat458.pdf (385 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st458/stat458.shtml
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