NCHS Data BriefsData Briefs are statistical publications that provide information about current public health topics in a straightforward format. Each report takes a complex data subject and summarizes it in text and graphics that provide readers with easily comprehensible information in a compact publication.
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No. 119. Strategies Used by Adults to Reduce Their Prescription Drug Costs. 8 pp. (PHS) 2013-1209. April 2013. [PDF - 860 KB]