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Title:
   The Five Most Costly Children's Conditions, 2011: Estimates for U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Children, Ages 0-17
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 434
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   April 10, 2014
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) regarding medical expenditures associated with the top five most costly conditions for children in 2011. These top five conditions--mental disorders; asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); trauma-related disorders; acute bronchitis and upper respiratory infections (URI); and otitis media (ear infections)--were determined by totaling and ranking the expenses for all medical care delivered in 2011.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD, MBA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Children's Health, Medical Conditions
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st434/stat434.pdf (173 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st434/stat434.shtml
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