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Table 2.41
Ambulatory care visits due to adverse drug effects, United States, 2004
Population group Total number of visits (in thousands) Rate per 1,000 visits Rate per 1,000 population per year
Number Standard error Rate Standard error Rate Standard error
Age 0-15 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
15-24 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
25-44 842 226 3.4 0.9 10.2 2.8
45-64 1,431 292 4.6 0.9 20.4 4.2
65-74 1,456 330 11.5 2.5 79.9 18.1
75 and over 1,224 275 9.0 2.0 74.5 16.7
Sex Male 3,109 573 6.8 1.2 22.1 4.1
Female 2,593 380 4.0 0.6 17.6 2.6
Race White 4,922 748 5.3 0.7 21.2 3.2
Black DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Others DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Region Northeast 1,499 432 7.0 1.7 27.9 8.0
Midwest DSU DSU 4.4 1.3 DSU DSU
South 1,670 351 4.0 0.8 16.1 3.4
West 1,433 424 DSU DSU 21.6 6.4

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

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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