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  1. State estimates of total medical expenditures attributable to cigarette smoking, 1993.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To estimate state-by-state totals of medical expenditures attributable to cigarette smoking for calendar year 1993.

    Methods

    The smoking-attributable fractions (SAFs) of total state medical expenditures, by type of expenditure, were estimated using a national model that describes the relationship between smoking and medical expenditures, controlling for a variety of sociodemographic, economic, and behavioral factors Employing data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the authors used the national model to estimate SAFs for the 50 states and the District of Columbia, then applied these SAFs to published state medical expenditures, by type of expenditures, to estimate total 1993 state medical expenditures attributable to smoking.

    Nationa estimates are the sums of state est mates.

    Results

    In 1993, the estimated proportion of total medical expenditures attributable to smoking for the U.S. as a whole was 11.8%, with a range across states from 6.6% to 14.1%, By type of expenditure, SAFs ranged from a low of 8.0% for home health expenditures to a high of 15.9% for nursing home expenditures for the nation as a whole.

    Tota U.S. med ca expenditures attributable to smoking amounted to an estimated $72.7 billion in 1993 (95% interval estimate $48.0-$97.4 billion).

    Estimates of total smoking-attributable state medical expenditures (SAEs) ranged from $79.6 million to $8.72 billion. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Dépense, Santé, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Analyse coût, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Economie santé, Etude comparative, Dépense santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Expenditure, Health, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Cost analysis, Human, United States, North America, America, Health economy, Comparative study

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

    Cote : 98-0492756

    Code Inist : 002B18C05C. Création : 19/02/1999.