Silver Book Fact

The health care portion of the GDP was 16.0% in 2006, slightly higher than in 2005.

Reference

Title
National Health Spending In 2006: A year of change for prescription drugs
Publication
Health Affairs
Publication Date
January 2008
Authors
Aaron C, Cowan C, Hartman M, Heffler S
Volume & Issue
Volume 27, Issue 1
Pages
14-29
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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