What is it about?
This study examined health and dental care expenditures in the United States from 1996 to 2016 and explored trends in spending across various population subgroups. It was found that Americans spent much more on health and dental care in the 21st century. This observation was especially prominent in the elderly and varied across time and different population groups.
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Why is it important?
This study was very important as it provided empirical evidence that there were healthcare disparities in spending across various population groups from the 20th century to the 21st century.
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This page is a summary of: Health and dental care expenditures in the United States from 1996 to 2016, PLoS ONE, June 2020, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234459.
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