Health care expenditures for major diseases in 1980.
Hodgson, Thomas A
Date of Pub
Kopstein, Andrea N
Health care expenditures in the United States were 10.5 percent of the gross national product in 1982, and growing rapidly.
The magnitude and continuing growth make health care costs an important issue in public policy. Knowledge of costs for specific
diseases is necessary for ascertaining the effectiveness and efficiency of various health programs. In this article, medical
care expenditures for major diseases are estimated from readily available data and it is shown that expenditures for more
specific disease categories can be derived.
Age Factors : Comparative Study : Disease/economics : Female : Health Expenditures/classification : Human : Male : Personal
Health Services/economics : Sex Factors : United States