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Medical Expenditures for the Treatment of Osteoporotic Fractures in the United States in 1995: Report from the National Osteoporosis Foundation
- N. Ray, Julien K. Chan, M. Thamer, L. J. Melton
- MedicineJournal of bone and mineral research : the…
- 1 January 1997
Although the majority of U.S. health care expenditures for the treatment of osteoporotic fractures were for white women, one‐fourth of the total was borne by other population subgroups.
Healthcare expenditures for sinusitis in 1996: contributions of asthma, rhinitis, and other airway disorders.
Fractures Attributable to Osteoporosis: Report from the National Osteoporosis Foundation
It was estimated that at least 90% of all hip and spine fractures among elderly white women should be attributed to osteoporosis, and regardless of fracture type, attribution probabilities were less for men than women and generally less for non‐whites than whites.
Abdominal adhesiolysis: inpatient care and expenditures in the United States in 1994.
Direct expenditures for the treatment of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in 1996, including the contributions of related airway illnesses.
Psychiatric illness in patients with end-stage renal disease.
Economic Consequences of Diabetes Mellitus in the U.S. in 1997
The economic burden of diabetes mellitus in the U.S. is enormous and medical innovations that can delay the onset and slow the progression of diabetes have tremendous potential to mitigate the associated clinical and cost repercussions.
Health insurance coverage among foreign-born US residents: the impact of race, ethnicity, and length of residence.
- M. Thamer, C. Richard, A. Casebeer, N. Ray
- Medicine, Political ScienceAmerican journal of public health
Foreign-born US residents-especially Hispanics and persons residing in the United States for less than 15 years-are vulnerable to not having health insurance, which may limit their access to medical services.
Race, income, urbanicity, and asthma hospitalization in California: a small area analysis.
Multivariate analyses suggest that the association between black race and asthma hospitalization is independent of income, and regardless of race, children and persons living in poverty were at increased risk for asthmaospitalization.
Economic impact of hospitalizations for lower abdominal adhesiolysis in the United States in 1988.
- N. Ray, J. Larsen, R. Stillman, R. Jacobs
- Medicine, Political ScienceSurgery, gynecology & obstetrics
The results of this study demonstrate substantial costs associated with hospitalizations for adhesiolysis, and further understanding and prevention of adhesions may help to reduce unnecessary morbidity and mortality rates.