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Table 1 Baseline demographics for NAPS cohort (2013-2014)

From: The prevalence and impact of antimicrobial allergies and adverse drug reactions at an Australian tertiary centre

Cohort demographics AA NAA Total
N = 128 N = 381 N = 509
Age (years)    
 Median 58 59 59
Sex    
 Male 63 (49) 252 (66) 315 (61)
Admitting Unit    
 Specialist medical 73 (57) 160 (42) 233 (46)
 General medical 23 (18) 40 (11) 63 (12)
 General surgical 6 (5) 31 (8) 37 (7)
 Specialty surgical 25 (2) 147 (39) 172 (34)
 Othera 1 (1) 3 (1) 4 (1)
Immunosuppressedb    
 Yes 33 (26) 76 (20) 109 (21)
Total drug allergies 128 (100) 5 (1) 133 (26)
Total antimicrobials administered 297 773 1070
Route of antimicrobial administration (n = 1070)    
 Oral 177(60) 356 (46) 533 (50)
 Intravenous 102 (34) 371 (48) 473 (44)
 Otherc 18 (6) 46 (6) 64 (6)
  1. aEmergency (3), Intensive care unit (1)
  2. bHaematology, oncology, lung and heart transplant units
  3. cInhaled, topical