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Disparities Data Details IID-5 by Sex for 2006-07

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.

2020 Baseline (year): 77.8 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 70.0 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), CDC/NCHS; National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS
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)

2020 Baseline (year): 77.8 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 70.0 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Sex 2006-07 2 Disparity
Female 74.0
CI 66.8/81.1
SE 3.639
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Male 80.5
CI 75.7/85.4
SE 2.466
÷ 1.089
CI
1.000/ 1.198

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.

Summary measures of health disparities by Sex — 2006-07
  • 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.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2006-07

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.

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