Slide 14. Medical Expenditures for Individuals with Chronic Conditions, 2009

Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures

Slide 14. Medical Expenditures for Individuals with Chronic Conditions, 2009.
Slide 14. Medical Expenditures for Individuals with Chronic Conditions, 2009.
Expenditure per Age Group Number of Treated Chronic Conditions
0-1 2-3 4 or more
Estimate SE Estimate SE Estimate SE
All adults 18 and over
Average expenditures $2,367 62 $8,478 303 $16,257 66
Age 18-44
Average expenditures $1,862 62 $8,165 744 $14,746 2,308
Age 45-64
Average expenditures $2,721 117 $8,129 462 $17,685 1,284
Age 65 and over
Average expenditures $4,878 401 $8,979 452 $15,553 820

Source: Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, AHRQ, Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey; excludes dental and OME $s.


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Page last reviewed November 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 14. Medical Expenditures for Individuals with Chronic Conditions, 2009: Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/cohenmeyers/cohenmeyerssl14.html