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Table 1 Baseline demographics of study sample (N = 811)

From: Antibiotic prescribing patterns in the pediatric emergency department at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation: a retrospective chart review

Characteristic Frequency
Number Percentage
Age
  < 12 months 89 11.0 %
 1–3 years 237 29.2 %
 4–6 years 160 19.7 %
 7–9 years 149 18.4 %
 10–13 years 176 21.7 %
Sex
 Female 328 40.4 %
 Male 483 59.6 %
Race/ethnicity
 African 468 57.7 %
 Mixed 180 22.2 %
 East Indian 124 15.3 %
 Amerindian 21 2.6 %
 Not specified 18 2.2 %