Focus on Prices and Spending, Consumer Expenditure, Volume 1, Number 8

Focus on Prices and Spending | Consumer Expenditure | Volume 1, Number 8

Chart 1. Average health care spending shares of total annual expenditures by age of reference person, Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey, 1998, 2003, 2008
Age All consumer units reporting expenses Under 25 years 25-34 years 35-44 years 45-54 years 55-64 years 65 years and older

1998

6.2 4.2 4.4 4.6 5.1 6.6 12.6

2003

6.8 4.6 4.6 5.2 5.5 7.5 13.0

2008

6.7 4.0 4.8 4.7 5.3 7.3 12.9

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