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Disparities Data Details IID-6 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09
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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2008-09 Disparity
Hispanic or Latino 26.8
CI 11.7/42.0
SE 7.736
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Not Hispanic or Latino 28.8
CI 22.3/35.4
SE 3.347
÷ 1.074
CI
1.000/ 1.790
Average group rate excluding best group rate 30.2
...
SE 6.036
÷ 1.123
CI 1.000/ 2.000

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, 26.8% of outpatient visits, was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 33.1% 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 6.2 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.232 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 30.2% of outpatient visits, was 1.123 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008-09

Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 26.8% of outpatient visits.

  • The rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Not 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 1.232 times the best group rate.
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