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Immunization and Infectious Diseases

IID-5 Reduce the number of courses of antibiotics for ear infections for young children

Antibiotics prescribed for ear infections in children (per 100, < 5 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 48.7 (2006-2007)
2020 Target: 37.0
Desired Direction: Decrease
  • Populations
  • 1996-1997
  • 1998-1999
  • 2000-2001
  • 2002-2003
  • 2004-2005
  • 2006-2007
  • Total  View chart
  • 69.0
  • 54.0
  • 59.0
  • 61.0
  • 47.0
  • 48.7
Data Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), CDC/NCHS; National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.