Volume 10 — April 25, 2013
Multiple Chronic Conditions Among US Adults Who Visited Physician Offices: Data From the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2009
|No. of Medications Prescribed||0 or 1 Chronic Condition, %||2 or 3 Chronic Conditions, %||≥4 Chronic Conditions, %|
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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