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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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People with a prescription medication in the past year

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Tables

172 Percent of persons with prescription medication, United States, 2001, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income
  • Education

Data Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Denominator

U.S. population (civilian, non-institutionalized).

Numerator

U.S. population (civilian, non-institutionalized) who reported at least one prescribed medication.

 

 

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