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Text Description for Ambulatory Care Visits to U.S. Physicians Resulting in a Diagnosis of Otitis Media (Ear Infection)

Number of Visits per 100 Children per Year
0–2 Years 3–5 Years 6–17 Years All Under 18 Years
1997 116.04 45.56 11.38 34.47
1998 102.14 38.91 10.97 30.49
1999 88.12 29.98 8.90 25.27
2000 99.24 31.19 10.58 28.38
2001 95.92 37.93 7.84 26.88
2002 93.75 45.25 11.42 30.29
2003 89.34 41.82 12.78 30.05
2004 69.54 28.48 7.78 21.35
2005 76.34 34.40 8.90 24.32
2006 84.01 27.45 7.02 23.30
2007 72.38 31.59 10.72 24.66

Source: HP 2010 Data. Chart created by the Epidemiology and Statistics Program, NIDCD, NIH. Updated in November 2012.

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