Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1999. See http://stats.bls.gov/sahome.html
(1) Medical CPI is seasonally adjusted. Total CPI is for all items, and is not seasonally adjusted.
Annual data is an average of monthly CPI data. 1982-84=100.
Affordability: Cost of Care
Medical and Consumer Price Index Trends(1), United States 1987 to 1998