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Chronic Conditions

Prevalence and Medicare utilization and spending are presented for the 17 chronic conditions listed below. Information is presented for (1) U.S. counties, (2) U.S. states, including Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and (3) hospital referral regions (HRR) and is available for the years 2008-2012.

The data are available in two Excel files formats. The “Reports” allow users to compare geographic areas to national Medicare estimates. The corresponding “Tables” are traditional excel files that can be exported into other programs.

Below are the 17 chronic conditions included in our reports:

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Depression
Arthritis (Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid) Diabetes
Asthma Heart Failure
Atrial Fibrillation Hyperlipidemia
Autism Spectrum Disorders Hypertension
Cancer (Breast, Colorectal, Lung, and Prostate) Ischemic Heart Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Osteoporosis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders


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