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Table 3 Median duration of hospital stay and antibiotic treatment together with information about DDDs prescribed; by departments in a Teaching and a Non-teaching hospital in Ujjain district, India

From: Antibiotic prescribing in two private sector hospitals; one teaching and one non-teaching: A cross-sectional study in Ujjain, India

  Teaching hospital   Non-teaching hospital
Department (n = number of antibiotic patients) Median duration of hospital stay n (range) Median duration of antibiotic treatment for antibiotic patients n (range) Total DDDs used DDD/antibiotic patients Total days of antibiotic therapy DDD/day in hospital Department (n = number of antibiotic patients) Median duration of hospital stay n (range) Median duration of antibiotic treatment for antibiotic patients n (range) Total DDDs used DDD/antibiotic patients Total days of antibiotic therapy DDD/day in hospital
Pediatric (n = 109) 7 (1–25) 5 (1–26) 624 6 684 0.9 Pediatric (n = 531) 3 (1–43) 4 (1–44) 2554 5 3124 0.8
NICU (n = 11) 7 (1–12) 5 (1–10) 6.3 0.6 53 0.1 NICU (n = 199) 5 (1–42) 6 (1–37) 257 1 1672 0.2
Medicine (n = 476) 4 (1–56) 4 (1–56) 3474 7 2513 1.4 Medicine (n = 1187) 3 (1–34) 3 (1–35) 10074 9 6089 1.7
Ob-Gy (n = 194) 6 (1–63) 4 (1–55) 1667 9 1179 1.4 Ob-Gy (n = 343) 4 (1–16) 4 (1–15) 2250 7 2139 1.1
Surgery (n = 654) 8 (1–88) 7 (1–89) 6911 11 5799 1.2 Surgery (n = 835) 3 (1–30) 3 (1–31) 8203 10 4577 1.8
Orthopedics (n = 188) 10 (1–69) 10 (1–63) 2963 12 2308 1.3 Orthopedics (n = 228) 5 (1–137) 5 (1–17) 1871 8 1857 1.0
ENT (n = 187) 8 (1–38) 8 (1–32) 1404 8 1653 0.8 ENT (n = 45) 3 (1–9) 4 (1–8) 339 8 194 1.7
Ophthalmology (n = 148) 5 (1–21) 7 (1–13) 904 6 883 1.0 Ophthalmology (n = 6) 3 (1–18) 2.5 (1–8) 115 19 32 3.6
Pulmonary Medicine (n = 220) 7 (1–50) 8 (1–50) 4923 22 3131 1.6 Pulmonary Medicine (n = 22) 3 (1–17) 4 (1–11) 253 12 155 1.6
ICU (n = 91) 3 (1–34) 3 (1–18) 628 7 419 1.5 ICU (n = 298) 2 (1–33) 3 (1–20) 2294 8 1261 1.8
Casualty (n = 181) 3 (1–140) 3 (1–48) 959 5 986 1.0 Casualty (n = 0) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Private (n = 0) - 0 0 0 0 0 Private (n = 567) 3 (1–42) 3 (1–16) 4332 8 2856 1.5
Total 6 (1–140) 6 (1–89) 24465 10 19608 1.2 Total 3 (1–137) 4 (1–62) 32542 8 23956 1.4
  1. NICU = Neonatal Intensive care unit; Ob-Gy = Obstetrics and Gynecology; ENT = Ear, Nose and Throat; ICU = Intensive Care Unit.