Percentage of U.S. averse drug events in US hospitals 2014, by drug type

Percentage of adverse drug event in U.S. hospitals that are attributed to select medications in 2014, by drug type*

Percentage of U.S. averse drug events in US hospitals 2014, by drug type This statistic displays the percentage of adverse drug events (ADEs) in U.S. hospitals that were attributable to select medications in 2014, by drug type. According to the data, of all ADE cases in 2014, 21.6 percent of them were attributable to antibiotics and anti-infectives.
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Percentage of adverse drug event in U.S. hospitals that are attributed to select medications in 2014, by drug type*

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Percentage of all ADEs
Antibiotics and anti-infectives21.6%
Nonspecific ADE causes (drug type not specified)14.4%
Systemic agents13.5%
Hormones13.3%
Analgesics13.1%
Agents affecting blood constituents10%
Psychotropic agents8.1%
Cardiovascular drugs6.6%
Water, mineral and uric acid metabolism drugs4.9%
Sedatives or hypnotics3.6%
Anticonvulsants and anti-Parkinson drugs2.5%
CNS depressants and anesthetics1.9%
Smooth muscle and respiratory drugs1.3%
Central nervous system drugs1%
Atonomic nervous system drugs0.7%
GI system drugs0.4%
Skin, eye and mucous membrane drugs0.3%
Vaccines0.1%
Other specific drugs0%
Percentage of all ADEs
Antibiotics and anti-infectives21.6%
Nonspecific ADE causes (drug type not specified)14.4%
Systemic agents13.5%
Hormones13.3%
Analgesics13.1%
Agents affecting blood constituents10%
Psychotropic agents8.1%
Cardiovascular drugs6.6%
Water, mineral and uric acid metabolism drugs4.9%
Sedatives or hypnotics3.6%
Anticonvulsants and anti-Parkinson drugs2.5%
CNS depressants and anesthetics1.9%
Smooth muscle and respiratory drugs1.3%
Central nervous system drugs1%
Atonomic nervous system drugs0.7%
GI system drugs0.4%
Skin, eye and mucous membrane drugs0.3%
Vaccines0.1%
Other specific drugs0%
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This statistic displays the percentage of adverse drug events (ADEs) in U.S. hospitals that were attributable to select medications in 2014, by drug type. According to the data, of all ADE cases in 2014, 21.6 percent of them were attributable to antibiotics and anti-infectives.
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