Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011
Estimating Effect of Antiviral Drug Use during Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Outbreak, United States
|% Prescriptions written for prophylaxis||% Prescriptions resulting in nonadherence + stockpiling||Net no. prescriptions used to treat clinically diagnosed influenza||Median no. hospitalizations averted, by patient age group, y†
*Baseline data used displays 10% for prophylaxis and 20% for personal stockpiling and non-adherence. This baseline assumption was used to generate results in Table 5.
†Results of sensitivity analysis were calculated by using the upper median estimates of antiviral effectiveness in preventing hospitalization among the clinically ill (Table 1, Table 2).