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Multiple Chronic Conditions Among US Adults Who Visited Physician Offices: Data From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2009

No. of Medications Prescribed0 or 1 Chronic Condition, %2 or 3 Chronic Conditions, %≥4 Chronic Conditions, %
0301511
125137
216127
31095
4696
54108
6378
72710
841837

 
Figure.
Physician office visits made by patients with or without chronic conditions, by number of medications ordered or prescribed. Shows percentage of office-based ambulatory care visits in which 0 through 8 or more medications were ordered or prescribed for each of 3 chronic condition groupings (0 or 1, 2 or 3, ≥4) (1).

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