IID-5 Reduce outpatient visits for ear infections where antibiotics were prescribed to young children
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of outpatient visits with an antibiotic course ordered, supplied, administered, or continued among children under age 5 years diagnosed with an ear infection (ICD-9-CM codes 381.0, 381.4, 382.0, 382.4, or 382.9)
Number of outpatient visits for children under age 5 years diagnosed with an ear infection (ICD-9-CM codes 381.0, 381.4, 382.0, 382.4, or 382.9)
The number of visits for ear infections among young children are the sum of cases reported by NAMCS and NHAMCS that have ear infections listed as any diagnosis (including the primary diagnosis).
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.