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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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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 (CFACT), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).


198 People with prescription medication, United States, 2002, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income
  • Education

Data Source



U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population.


U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population who reported at least 1 prescribed medication.



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