Health Care Spotlight on Statistics
Nearly everyone in the United States can relate to BLS health care data in some way. Most people are born in a hospital, and many people eventually end up in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Between these two points, many of us obtain medical insurance through our employers, see doctors and get prescriptions filled by pharmacists, or just wonder how we will pay for it all. Here's a sample of BLS data related to health care:
To learn more, visit www.bls.gov/spotlight/2009/health_care/.