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Title:
   Trends in Prescribed Outpatient Opioid Use and Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002-2012
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 478
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 11, 2015
Description:
   Among the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population, total expenses (in 2012 dollars) for outpatient prescription opioids more than doubled, increasing from $4.1 billion to $9.0 billion, when comparing 2002 with 2012.
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 , Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st478/stat478.pdf (219 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st478/stat478.shtml
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