Figure 1: National Prescription Health Expenditures, Average Annual Growth From Prior Year


Figure 1:
National Prescription Health Expenditures
Average Annual Growth from Prior Year

Year Average Annual
Growth Percent
1990 15.9
1991 11.4
1992 7.4
1993 6.3
1994 6.6
1995 11.2
1996 10.5
1997 12.8
1998 15.2
1999 19.7
2000 16.4
2001 17.8
2002 15.3

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Updated June 25, 2015