Table T7_5_1_3-3

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 7_5_1_3.3
Doctor's office, emergency department, and outpatient department visits where antibiotics were prescribed for a diagnosis of common cold per 10,000 population,a by race,b United States, 2008–2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 122.614.5120.316.3152.931.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–17259.739.4275.147.0270.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–4477.512.975.814.1104.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–6472.215.269.415.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over90.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale116.617.5116.019.2176.348.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female128.418.1124.520.2132.533.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Number of antibiotic courses ordered, supplied, administered, or continued at a specific visit for persons diagnosed with the common cold (International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision code 460.0, 465, or 472.0) per 10,000 population. U.S. Census Bureau estimated civilian noninstitutional population on July 1, 2008, and July 1, 2009.

b Race data were missing for about 21.7% of visits. Missing data were imputed, and standard errors were inflated consistent with the guidance in "2007 NAMCS Microdata File Documentation," ftp://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/Dataset_Documentation/NAMCS/doc07.pdf.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T7_5_1_3-3: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/7_efficiency/T7_5_1_3-3.html