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Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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Figure 6. Average Number of Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children 0 to 4 Years Old, 1996-2000

Line Graph: For all children: 1996, 1.42;  1997, 1.05; 1998, 0.88; 1999, 0.88; 2000, 0.78. For children with at least one antibiotic prescription: 1996, 2.96;  1997, 2.37; 1998, 2.13; 1999, 2.2; 2000, 2.06.

Source: Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, AHRQ, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey—Household Component, 1996-2000

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