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Disparities Data Details IID-5 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09
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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2008-09 Disparity
Not Hispanic or Latino 81.2
CI 77.9/84.6
SE 1.711
÷ 1.001
CI
1.000/ 1.054
Hispanic or Latino 82.5
CI 74.7/90.3
SE 3.969
÷ 1.016
CI
1.000/ 1.110
Average group rate excluding best group rate 82.4
...
SE 5.133
÷ 1.015
CI 1.000/ 1.133

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008-09
  • The best group rate for this objective, 81.1% of outpatient visits, was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 83.5% of outpatient visits, was attained by Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.3 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 82.4% of outpatient visits, was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008-09

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 81.1% of outpatient visits.

  • The rate for the Not Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
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