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Author Hales, Craig M., author

Title Prescription drug use among adults aged 40-79 in the United States and Canada / Craig M. Hales [and three others].

Publication Info. Hyattsville, MD : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (7 pages, 1 unnumbered) : color illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series NCHS data brief, 1941-4935 ; no. 347
DHHS publication ; no. 2019-1209
NCHS data brief (Series) ; no. 347.
DHHS publication ; no. 2019-1209.
Note "August 2019."
"CS309277"--Page 8.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 7).
Summary Patterns of prescription drug use may reflect underlying patterns of health conditions and health care access in the population. Polypharmacy, often defined as the simultaneous use of five or more prescription drugs, is more common in an aging population where multiple coexisting chronic conditions often occur; however, safety concerns may arise. The United States and Canada share many cultural and historical ties, but with different models for health care delivery. This report describes the use of one or more and five or more prescription drugs among adults aged 40-79 in the United States and Canada.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF caption (National Center for Health Statistics website, viewed Sept. 4, 2019).
Subject Polypharmacy -- United States -- Statistics.
Polypharmacy -- Canada -- Statistics.
Drug utilization -- United States -- Statistics.
Drug utilization -- Canada -- Statistics.
Drugs -- Prescribing -- United States -- Statistics.
Drugs -- Prescribing -- Canada -- Statistics.
Drug utilization. (OCoLC)fst00898740
Drugs -- Prescribing. (OCoLC)fst00898867
Polypharmacy. (OCoLC)fst01764497
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Statistics. (OCoLC)fst01423727
Statistics.
Added Author National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.), issuing body.
Gpo Item No. 0500-E-17 (online)
Sudoc No. HE 20.6234:347

 
    
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