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Title:
   Antidepressants Prescribed by Medical Doctors in Office Based and Outpatient Settings by Specialty for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2005
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 206
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   June 17, 2008
Description:
   The estimates in this brief are derived from the Household Component of the 2002 and 2005 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC). The brief provides, by medical doctor specialty, estimates as reported by households on the percentage of prescriptions (not including refills) of antidepressants prescribed during office based and outpatient visits where a medical doctor spoke with the patient either in person or over the telephone.
Author(s):
   Marie Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Doctor Visits/Use/Events and 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 , Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st206/stat206.pdf (100 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st206/stat206.shtml
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