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Title:
   Average Annual Health Care Use and Expenses for Shingles among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2003-2005
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 194
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 21, 2007
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents estimates based on the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) on the use of and expenditures for ambulatory care and prescribed medications to treat shingles, pain resulting from shingles, and vision complications among the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD and Steven C. Hill, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Medical Expenditures, Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st194/stat194.pdf (97 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st194/stat194.shtml
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