Table 1

Prescribed antibiotics according to patients’ age
Age group <5 5-14 15-64 > = 65 Total DDD*
N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) DDD (%)
Penicillins with extendedspectrum (J01CA) 113 (42,8) 119 (44,6) 329 (31,9) 48 (24,4) 609 (34,6) 649,8 (35,3)
Amoxicillin/clavulanate (J01CR) 37 (14,0) 42 (15,7) 220 (21,3) 30 (15,2) 329 (18,7) 416,6 (22,7)
Macrolides (J01FA) 38 (14,4) 31 (11,6) 154 (14,9) 24 (12,2) 247 (14,0) 270,7 (14,7)
Trimetroprim/sulfametoxazole (J01EE) 49 (18,6) 20 (7,5) 36 (3,5) 4 (2,0) 109 (6,2) 35 (1,9)
First generation cephalosporins (J01DB) 17 (6,4) 24 (9,0) 55 (5,3) 11 (5,6) 107 (6,1) 38,3 (2,1)
Quinolones (J01MA) 0 3 (1,1) 81 (7,8) 33 (15,7) 117 (6,5) 185,1 (10,1)
Tetracyclines (J01AA) 0 5 (1,9) 57 (5,5) 20 (10,2) 82 (4,7) 152,5 (8,3)
Other 10 (3,8) 23 (8,6) 100 (9,7) 27 (13,7) 160 (9,1) 91,3 (5,0)
Total 264 (100) 267 (100) 1032 (100) 197 (100) 1760 (100) 1839,3 (100)

*DDD calculations are made only for adults (>15 years).

Dumpis et al.

Dumpis et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:9   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-9

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