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Even though the proportion of Americans using prescription drugs remained constant between 1996 and 2003, spending per person more than doubled from $424 to $950.

Zuvekas, Samuel H and Joel W Cohen. Prescription Drugs and the Changing Concentration of Health Care Expenditures. Health Aff. 2007; 26(1): 249-57. https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/full/10.1377/hlthaff.26.1.249

Reference

Title
Prescription Drugs and the Changing Concentration of Health Care Expenditures
Publication
Health Aff
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Zuvekas, Samuel H and Joel W Cohen
Volume & Issue
Volume 26, Issue 1
Pages
249-57
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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