Table 1

Patient demographics
Variables N (%)
Total number of patients in study 137
Males, N (%) 91 (66.4%)
Females, N (%) 46 (33.5%)
Mean age ± SD 26 ± 10.71
Median age ± SD 23 ± 10.71
Antibiotics prescribed by physicians
Penicillin 46 (34.1%)
Macrolides 42 (31.1%)
Cephalosporins 20 (14.8%)
Quinolones 20 (14.8%)
Sulfonamide/Trimethoprim 4 (3.0%)
Tetracyclines 3 (2.2%)

Palla et al.

Palla et al. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2012 12:70   doi:10.1186/1471-2466-12-70

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