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Title:
   Specialist Need and Access among Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2012
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 482
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 10, 2015
Description:
   In 2012, about one-quarter of adults (an estimated 60 million persons) were treated for two or more specific chronic conditions. Among those adults treated for multiple chronic conditions, 60.8 percent reported they or a doctor thought they needed to see a specialist.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD, MBA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Access to Health Care, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medicare/Medicaid/SCHIP, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Priority Conditions -- Arthritis, Priority Conditions -- Cancer, Priority Conditions -- Diabetes, Priority Conditions -- Emphysema and Bronchitis , Priority Conditions -- General, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure, Priority Conditions -- High Cholesterol, Priority Conditions -- Strokes, Quality of Health Care, The Uninsured
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st482/stat482.pdf (257 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st482/stat482.shtml
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