Out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs - ARCHIVED
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While spending on prescription drugs still constitutes less than 1% of the overall household budget, the average expenditure rose 71% between 1992 and 2002. Lack of universal coverage for prescription drugs could adversely affect seniors on fixed incomes and people with specific medical conditions. Spending is most affected by province of residence.
Main Product: Perspectives on Labour and Income