Bar chart; percentages; inpatient, Ages 0 through 17, 3.0%; Ages 18 through 44, 13.8%; Ages 45 through 64, 30.0%; Age 65 plus, 53.1%. Bar chart; percentages; treat and release, ED, Ages 0 through 17, 21.7%; Ages 18 through 44, 35.9%; Ages 45 through 64, 24.0%; Age 65 plus, 18.5%.

Figure 3Distribution of drug-related adverse outcomes, by setting of care and patient age, 2008

Note: More than one event can be recorded during an inpatient stay or ED visit. These percentages are based on the total number of stays or visits for each age group. Percentages may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample and Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, 2008

From: Medication-Related Adverse Outcomes in U.S. Hospitals and Emergency Departments, 2008

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