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Hospital systems reporting adverse drug events (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 60.7 (2009)
2020 Target: 66.8
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2009        
Total 60.7









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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.

Non-FDA-approved pain medications on the market (number)

2020 Baseline (year): 575 (2007)
2020 Target: 518
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007        
Total 575









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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.

Emergency department visits for overdoses from oral anticoagulants (per 10,000 outpatient prescription visits)

2020 Baseline (year): 35.9 (2006-2007)
2020 Target: 32.3
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006-2007 2008-2009      
Total 35.9
CI 19.8 / 51.9
SE 8.175
36.9
CI 20.2 / 53.6
SE 8.536






Sex









Male 32.5
CI 18.4 / 46.5
SE 7.173
36.4
CI 20.1 / 52.7
SE 8.310






Female 39.4
CI 20.0 / 58.8
SE 9.885
37.3
CI 19.4 / 55.2
SE 9.136






Age group









<18 DSU

DSU







   0-4 DSU

DSU







   5-11 DSU

DSU







   12-17 DSU

DSU







18-44 29.5
CI 11.8 / 47.1
SE 9.003
35.8
CI 12.5 / 59.0
SE 11.854






   18-24 DSU

DSU







   25-44 30.1
CI 11.9 / 48.4
SE 9.311
37.9
CI 13.7 / 62.1
SE 12.349






45-64 30.3
CI 20.0 / 40.6
SE 5.254
33.3
CI 20.3 / 46.2
SE 6.605






   45-54 34.0
CI 12.9 / 55.0
SE 10.740
33.5
CI 15.3 / 51.7
SE 9.277






   55-64 28.6
CI 14.2 / 43.0
SE 7.331
33.2
CI 17.4 / 48.9
SE 8.039






65 and over 38.0
CI 21.2 / 54.8
SE 8.594
37.9
CI 20.3 / 55.4
SE 8.952






   65-74 31.4
CI 18.2 / 44.6
SE 6.755
35.2
CI 17.7 / 52.7
SE 8.931






   75-84 35.4
CI 18.5 / 52.4
SE 8.648
34.6
CI 17.9 / 51.4
SE 8.549






   85 and over 60.0
CI 28.6 / 91.4
SE 16.020
50.4
CI 26.2 / 74.6
SE 12.349






Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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.

Emergency department visits for overdoses from injectable antidiabetic (per 10,000 outpatient prescription visits)

2020 Baseline (year): 43.4 (2006-2007)
2020 Target: 39.1
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006-2007 2008-2009      
Total 43.4
CI 24.1 / 62.8
SE 9.881
34.2
CI 20.2 / 48.2
SE 7.129






Sex









Male 50.4
CI 26.2 / 74.6
SE 12.347
37.6
CI 21.5 / 53.8
SE 8.249






Female 37.8
CI 21.0 / 54.7
SE 8.613
31.2
CI 18.1 / 44.3
SE 6.671






Age group









<18 DSU

DSU







   0-4 DSU

DSU







   5-11 DSU

DSU







   12-17 DSU

DSU







18-44 66.9
CI 33.6 / 100.3
SE 17.003
43.4
CI 23.2 / 63.6
SE 10.328






   18-24 68.8
CI 23.4 / 114.2
SE 23.176
39.0
CI 15.1 / 63.0
SE 12.240






   25-44 66.6
CI 33.5 / 99.8
SE 16.915
44.1
CI 22.4 / 65.8
SE 11.053






45-64 37.3
CI 19.9 / 54.8
SE 8.916
28.3
CI 16.3 / 40.3
SE 6.133






   45-54 45.4
CI 20.2 / 70.7
SE 12.879
30.1
CI 15.9 / 44.3
SE 7.250






   55-64 31.6
CI 17.4 / 45.8
SE 7.242
27.1
CI 15.5 / 38.7
SE 5.918






65 and over 39.4
CI 20.8 / 58.0
SE 9.501
36.1
CI 19.7 / 52.5
SE 8.386






   65-74 27.0
CI 14.8 / 39.3
SE 6.251
24.6
CI 14.2 / 35.1
SE 5.353






   75-84 48.4
CI 22.8 / 74.1
SE 13.103
49.4
CI 23.2 / 75.5
SE 13.348






   85 and over 77.4
CI 25.7 / 129.1
SE 26.374
64.3
CI 22.5 / 106.2
SE 21.352






Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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.

Emergency department visits for overdoses from narrow-therapeutic-index medications (per 10,000 outpatient prescription visits)

2020 Baseline (year): 8.9 (2006-2007)
2020 Target: 8.0
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006-2007 2008-2009      
Total 8.9
CI 5.0 / 12.8
SE 2.000
7.6
CI 5.0 / 10.2
SE 1.332






Sex









Male 7.6
CI 4.5 / 10.7
SE 1.601
6.7
CI 4.3 / 9.2
SE 1.259






Female 10.2
CI 5.1 / 15.3
SE 2.588
8.3
CI 5.3 / 11.3
SE 1.521






Age group









<18 17.7
CI 9.4 / 26.0
SE 4.252
13.9
CI 6.3 / 21.5
SE 3.892






   0-4 DSU

DSU







   5-11 DSU

DSU







   12-17 DSU

DSU







18-44 8.6
CI 3.4 / 13.9
SE 2.677
7.1
CI 4.5 / 9.7
SE 1.312






   18-24 DSU

DSU







   25-44 8.0
CI 3.5 / 12.5
SE 2.311
8.3
CI 5.1 / 11.5
SE 1.611






45-64 8.3
CI 4.7 / 11.8
SE 1.812
8.4
CI 5.2 / 11.6
SE 1.640






   45-54 10.3
CI 4.7 / 15.8
SE 2.852
8.3
CI 4.7 / 11.9
SE 1.837






   55-64 6.5
CI 3.7 / 9.3
SE 1.421
8.6
CI 4.5 / 12.7
SE 2.095






65 and over 8.6
CI 3.8 / 13.4
SE 2.452
6.7
CI 3.6 / 9.9
SE 1.618






   65-74 DSU

7.2
CI 3.5 / 10.9
SE 1.893






   75-84 DSU

4.2
CI 2.0 / 6.5
SE 1.159






   85 and over 14.2
CI 6.3 / 22.0
SE 3.989
12.0
CI 4.6 / 19.5
SE 3.813






Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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.

Emergency department visits for medication overdoses in children (per 10,000 population, <5 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 32.7 (2007-2008)
2020 Target: 29.4
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007-2008 2009-2010      
Total 32.7
CI 25.9 / 39.6
SE 3.488
35.9
CI 27.9 / 43.8
SE 4.051






Sex









Male 34.7
CI 27.6 / 41.9
SE 3.636
36.2
CI 27.5 / 44.8
SE 4.421






Female 30.7
CI 23.6 / 37.7
SE 3.594
35.5
CI 28.1 / 43.0
SE 3.807






Footnotes View Footnotes

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.