Nontuberculous Mycobacteria–associated Lung Disease in Hospitalized Persons, United States, 1998–2005
Megan E. Billinger, Kenneth N. Olivier, Cecile Viboud, Ruben Montes de Oca, Claudia Steiner, Steven M. Holland, and D. Rebecca Prevots
Author affiliations: George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA (M.E. Billinger); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (K.N. Olivier, C. Viboud, R. Montes de Oca, S.M. Holland, D.R. Prevots); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA (C. Steiner)
Figure 1. Average annual prevalence of non-AIDS pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria–associated hospitalizations by age group and sex, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project state inpatient databases, USA, 1998–2005.
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