BROWSE CASE STUDIES Case Studies > Prescription Use among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Northern New England: Intensity and Small Area Variation

Prescription Use among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Northern New England: Intensity and Small Area Variation

February 2016

CATEGORIES:

Consumers, Providers, Researchers, Population Health

FILTERS:

Utilization, Health, Pharmacy, Commercial, Medicaid

CONTACT

Samantha House
Samantha.A.House@hitchcock.org

This report measures the intensity of prescription use and regional variation of psychotropic and two non-psychotropic drugs among children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) compared with children in the general population (House). Data is obtained from ambulatory prescription fills in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont all-payer administrative data, 2007-2010.