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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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National health expenditures by source of funds: selected calendar years.

Measure Source

National Health Accounts data.


5.1 National health expenditures by source of funds: selected calendar years 1993-2001.

Data Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary: National Health Statistics Group; U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis; and U.S. Bureau of the Census.


U.S. population.


The "Amount in billions" is the national health care expenditures in billions by source of funds.

The "Per capita amount" is amount and percentage health care expenditures per resident by source of funds based on July 1 Census population estimates. The "Percent of gross domestic product’ is health care expenditures as a proportion of gross domestic product.

The "Average annual percent growth from previous year shown" is the changes of health care expenditure over time in sources of funds. The availability of a consistent series of accounts over time allows observation of changes in the balance of revenue sources. Many of these changes reflect basic technological, programmatic, and demographic trends.

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