Data table for Figure 36. Adults reporting ambulatory medical care use for headaches and associated ambulatory medical care expenses, by age and sex: United States 2002–2003
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NOTE: See Chartbook Figure 36.

Age and sex Percent with ambulatory medical care for headaches SE Headache expenses per person with headache expense in dollars SE
18 years and over3.50.12$566$31
 18–44 years3.40.1651646
 45–64 years4.50.2263343
 65 years and over1.90.2153692

SE is standard error.

NOTES: Data are for the civilian noninstitutionalized population. Estimates for 2002 have been adjusted to 2003 dollars using the Consumer Price Index (All Urban Consumers: U.S. City Average: All items). Ambulatory medical care is defined as having one or more visits to a medical provider (office-based, hospital outpatient and emergency department settings) and/or at least one prescribed medicine purchase during the year. ICD–9–CM codes 346, 784.0, and 307.81 were used to identify migraines and headaches.

SOURCE: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Household Component, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

From: Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans

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Health, United States, 2006: With Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans.
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Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2006 Nov.

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