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Title:
   Health Expenditures for Adults by Number of Treated Chronic Conditions, Race/Ethnicity, and Age, 2012
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 485
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 18, 2015
Description:
   In this Brief, a standard classification scheme for multiple chronic conditions is used that was developed by a working group of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Using MEPS, a person was considered to have multiple chronic conditions if they had two or more treated conditions during the year from the OASH list of 20 conditions that was developed by this working group. Expenditures are analyzed by number of chronic conditions, race/ethnicity, and age
Author(s):
   Frances M. Chevarley, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Care Disparities, Medical Conditions, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st485/stat485.pdf (181 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st485/stat485.shtml
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