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Table 1 Annual prescription rates per 1,000 person years of systemic antibiotics per age group in the years 2005-2008 (children and adolescents ≤18 years)

From: Systemic antibiotic prescribing to paediatric outpatients in 5 European countries: a population-based cohort study

   Aarhus (DK) Emilia Romagnaa(IT) GePaRD (DE) PHARMO (NL) THIN
(UK)
2005 ≤4 800.0 . 984.7 519.4 891.5
5-9 356.9 . 683.0 275.0 486.4
10-14 264.0 . 441.1 147.2 385.4
15-18 451.9 . 601.2 250.7 582.3
0-18 467.7 . 664.6 296.9 575.2
2006 ≤4 869.5 . 949.7 543.9 882.8
5-9 384.7 . 656.9 288.1 478.0
10-14 285.1 . 405.9 160.2 386.2
15-18 497.3 . 565.7 267.8 581.0
0-18 503.8 . 628.9 312.2 572.5
2007 ≤4 977.1 1486.8 931.0 543.6 918.2
5-9 386.9 1055.1 604.6 259.4 485.2
10-14 285.0 661.0 378.8 151.6 391.1
15-18 528.1 682.7 556.9 277.9 597.7
  0-18 531.1 1043.8 600.8 303.4 590.8
2008 ≤4 981.8 1392.8 853.5 523.2 843.1
5-9 325.1 982.8 560.4 256.3 450.9
10-14 234.7 579.3 347.1 144.1 367.8
15-18 504.4 610.2 561.5 274.5 581.1
  0-18 481.0 957.1 560.8 294.2 555.2
  1. aObservational period of Emilia Romagna Database was available only for the years 2007 and 2008.