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Table 3 Description of health outcomes indicators

From: Use of health outcome and health service utilization indicators as an outcome of access to medicines in Brazil: perspectives from a literature review

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  2. 1Japan Medical Data Center (JMDC), which collects and analyzes administrative claims data on behalf of large corporate health insurers (…). The JMDC claims data cover both inpatient and outpatient spending, including prescription drug spending. The data base does not, however, contain dental claims or inpatient food and housing costs [36]
  3. 2National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999–2012, a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of the noninstitutionalized civilian population [38]
  4. 3National Vital Statistics System of the National Center for Health Statistics for the years 2001–2008. These data provide demographic state of residence information for the universe of deaths that occurred in the USA [40]
  5. 4U.S. Renal Data System (USRDS) (...) is a national registry of subjects with ESRD (end-stage renal disease) based on Medicare claims (…) includes Medicare enrollment history, death dates and causes, and Medicare Parts A and B claims [21]
  6. 5Health and Retirement Study (HRS). The HRS is a biannual longitudinal study of 37,000 American adults aged 51 or older from 23,000 households. The study collects information on demographic and socioeconomic characteristics including health, insurance coverage, and medical care utilization [41]
  7. 6[21], 7[32], 8[33], 9[34], 10[35], 11[36], 12[37], 13[38], 14[39], 15[40], 16[41],