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Figure 2. Number of Visits Per 10,000 Visits for the Common Cold at Which Antibiotic Was Prescribed at Visit, U.S. Total and Ages 0-17

Bar chart showing antibiotic prescribed in  2000-2001: U.S. total, 184.28, and ages 0-17, 333.79; in 1997-1998: U.S. total, 232.534, and ages 0-17, 381.699.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey-National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1997-98 and 2000-01.

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