Health Information for Small Businesses and Their Employees

Trends and Statistics

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Trends and Statistics

Hospital Readmission Rates Higher for Chronic Conditions

One in Four Americans Treated for Hypertension

Hospital Deaths from Heart Failure Cut by Half Over Seven Years

Knee Replacements Up Dramatically Among Adults 45 to 64 Years Old

Medication Side Effects, Injuries, Up Dramatically

Spending for Prescriptions to Control Cholesterol and Diabetes Exceeds $52 Billion

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: Health Information for Small Businesses and Their Employees: Trends and Statistics. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/care-planning/plans/employeehcinfo/trendstats.html