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Disparities Data Details IID-6 by Sex for 2010-11

Disparities Details by Sex for 2010-11
IID-6 : Antibiotics prescribed for common cold (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 28.6 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 21.0 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-6

IID-6 Reduce outpatient visits where antibiotics were prescribed for the sole diagnosis of the common cold

Antibiotics prescribed for common cold (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 28.6 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 21.0 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sex 2010-11 Disparity
Male 28.1
CI 21.5/34.6
SE 3.345
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Female 33.5
CI 26.5/40.6
SE 3.597
÷ 1.194
CI
1.000/ 1.555

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 — 2010-11
  • The better group rate for this objective, 28.1% of outpatient visits, was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 33.5% of outpatient visits, was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.5 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.194 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2010-11

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 28.1% of outpatient visits.

The rate for female the population was 1.194 times the better group rate.

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