Disparities Details by Sex for 2006-07
IID-5 : Antibiotics prescribed for ear infections in children (percent, < 5 years)
This chart compares rates by population.
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Sex for IID-5
IID-5 Reduce outpatient visits for ear infections where antibiotics were prescribed to young children
Antibiotics prescribed for ear infections in children (percent, < 5 years)
2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.
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.
- The better group rate for this objective, 74.0% of outpatient visits, was attained by the female population.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 80.5% of outpatient visits, was attained by the male population.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.6 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 74.0% of outpatient visits.
The rate for male the population was <1.1 times the better group rate.