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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Cote : 96-0274018
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199608.