Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, affects a significant proportion of the US population.
The current analysis focuses on the question of estimating both the direct and indirect costs of hay fever in the US (or 1990.
The basic data used (or this analysis derive from continuing national probability surveys of 1) the US civilian noninstitutionalized population and 2) patient visits to offices of non federal practicing physicians who are not in hospital-based specialties.
The analysis is based on current methods of estimating the costs of illness.
The two major components of the estimates are the direct costs of physician visits, diagnostic tests, and medications ; and the indirect costs associated with work absences or other reduced productivity for those employed both in and outside the home.
Mots-clés Pascal : Rhinite, Allergie, Coût, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Immunopathologie, ORL pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Rhinitis, Allergy, Costs, United States, North America, America, Human, Immunopathology, ENT disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0217005
Code Inist : 002B06C02. Création : 09/06/1995.