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The mean cost per person with stroke in the U.S. in 2007 was estimated at $7,657.

Medical Expenditures Panel Survey of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Total Expenses and Percent Distribution for Selected Conditions by Source of Payment, United States. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2008. http://meps.ahrq.gov/data_stats/tables_compendia_hh_interactive.jsp?_SERVICE=MEPSSocket0&_PROGRAM=MEPSPGM.TC.SAS&File=HCFY2008&Table=HCFY2008%5FCNDXP%5FD&_Debug=

Reference

Title
Total Expenses and Percent Distribution for Selected Conditions by Source of Payment, United States
Publisher
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Medical Expenditures Panel Survey of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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