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United States Personal Health Care and Public Health Spending 1996-2013


General Info
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
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Time period covered 
01/1996 - 12/2013
Data type

IHME research produced estimates for US health care spending by age, sex, condition, and type of care from 1996 to 2013. Government budgets, insurance claims, facility surveys, household surveys, and official US records for the period were collected and combined. In total, 183 sources of data were used to estimate spending for 155 conditions (including cancer, which was disaggregated into 29 conditions), and 38 age and sex groups. For each record, spending was extracted, along with the age and sex of the patient, and the type of care. Study results were published in JAMA in December 2016 in “US Spending on Personal Health Care and Public Health, 1996-2013.”