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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 116
Emergency and outpatient department visits where antibiotics were prescribed for a diagnosis of common cold per 10,000 population,a by race, United States, 2004-2005
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   137 20 138 21 * * * * * * * * * *
Age 0-17 227 37 214 39 * * * * * * * * * *
18-44 110 26 124 30 * * * * * * * * * *
45-64 106 24 114 27 * * * * * * * * * *
65 and over 96 34 * * * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 130 24 133 27 * * * * * * * * * *
Female 144 26 143 27 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence location MSA 129 22 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA
Non-MSA 180 53 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA

a Estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population used in calculating visit rates by age, sex, race, and geographic region are from special tabulations developed by the Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, using the July 1, 2004 and July 1, 2005 set of State population estimates and reflect Census 2000 data.

* 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; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; DNA: data not analyzed; 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.

 

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