Table 5.

Estimated 1992 National Expenditures Associated With Otitis Media by Age and Type of Service

Age
(in Years)
US PopulationExpenditures (in $1000s )Cumulative
Percent
DrugsVisitsProceduresTotal
03986$18 886$191 730$18 541$229 1576%
13971$110 796$721 190$240 542$1 072 52831%
23957$72 117$421 426$231 305$724 84749%
3–614 980$168 884$685 005$443 923$1 297 81280%
7–910 882$66 411$221 513$200 718$488 64192%
10–1314 621$50 532$169 616$119 364$339 512100%
Total52 397$487 626$2 410 479$1 254 392$4 152 497
  • * Determined as of the end of the calendar year.

  • Expenditures were calculated assuming that people reporting multiple sources of insurance were covered by both insurors simultaneously.