IID-6 Reduce outpatient visits where antibiotics were prescribed for the sole diagnosis of the common cold
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 antibiotic courses ordered, supplied, administered, or continued among persons diagnosed with the common cold (ICD-9- CM codes 460.0, 465.0)
Number of outpatient visits for persons diagnosed with the common cold (ICD-9-CM codes 460.0, 465.0)
The number of courses of antibiotics for the sole diagnosis of the common cold among all ages are the sum of cases reported by NAMCS and NHAMCS that are 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.