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158. Retail Prescription Drug Sales: 1995 to 1999

[2,297 represents 2,297,000,000]

 
Number of prescriptions (millions) Retail sales (bil. dol.)
Sales
outlet 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
  Total 2,297 2,418 2,535 2,726 2,974 68.6 78.1 89.1 103.0 121.7
Traditional chain 883 937 999 1,087 1,203 26.5 30.2 35.0 41.5 49.8
Independent 697 692 685 693 724 20.9 22.2 23.9 26.4 29.9
Mass merchandiser 238 252 254 272 289 7.2 8.1 8.9 10.4 12.0
Food stores 221 242 269 306 357 7.0 8.3 9.8 11.4 13.4
Mail order 1 258 295 328 368 401 7.0 9.3 11.4 13.4 16.6

1 Mail converted to retail equivalents: 1 mail prescription = 3 retail equivalent prescriptions.

Source: National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, VA, The Chain Pharmacy Industry Profile, 1999. (Copyright)

http://www.nacds.org



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/158_retail_prescription_drug_sales_1995_to.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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