Slide 15. Persistence in the level of health care expenditures, U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population, 2008 to 2009

Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures

Slide 15. Persistence in the level of health care expenditures, U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population, 2008 to 2009.

Slide 15. Persistence in the level of health care expenditures, U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population, 2008 to 2009.

Image: A bar chart shows percentile rank by health care expenditures in 2008 for percentage of the population with the same percentile rank in 2009:

  • Top 1% - 20.0.
  • Top 5% - 38.0.
  • Top 10% - 44.8.
  • Top 20% - 54.4.
  • Top 30% - 63.1.
  • Top 50% - 75.0.
  • Lower 50% - 73.9.

Source: Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, AHRQ, Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, HC-121, HC129, and HC-130 (Panel 13, 2008-2009)


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