TITLE

Percentage of Adults Aged 18-64 Years Who Did Not Get Needed Prescription Drugs Because of Cost, by Poverty Status -- National Health Interview Survey, United States, 1999-2010

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/4/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 43, p1495
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Statistics are presented on the number of adults aged from 18-64 years who faced lack of prescription drugs due bad financial condition in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
67272883

 

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