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  1. Fulltext. Patterns in US medical expenditures and utilization for injury, 1987.

    Article - En anglais


    This article is based on data released in 1991/93 from the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey.

    Medical spending and utilization patterns are analysed for 13 major categories of injury.

    Medical spending on injury 1987 was $64.7 billion in 1993 dollars.

    Nonhopitalized medically treated injuries averaged $571 in medical spending per case, $181 per visit, a, d 3.2 visits per injury.

    The prevalence-based survey estimate of medical spending on injuries during 1987 is 10% lower than the incidence-based estimates of lifetime medical spending resulting from injuries in 1985.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Dépense, Utilisation, Service santé, Economie santé, Coût, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Expenditure, Use, Health service, Health economy, Costs, Human, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0274018

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199608.