Average Annual Growth Rates for NHE and GDP, Per Capita, for Selected Time Periods


Kaiser Family Foundation calculations using NHE data from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group, at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/NationalHealthExpendData/ (Historical data from National Health Expenditures by type of service and source of funds, file nhe12.zip; Projected data from NHE Historical and projections 1965-2023, file nhe65-23.zip); Gross Domestic Product data from Bureau of Economic Analysis, at http://bea.gov/national/index.htm#gdp (file gdplev.xls).