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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Analysis of antibiotic treatment of children in a Shanghai tertiary hospital based on point prevalence surveys

Characteristics Groups Number Composition ratio (%)
Sex Male 2428 61.1
Female 1547 38.9
Age in years < 1 1449 36.5
1–5 1654 41.6
6–10 614 15.4
≥11 258 6.5
Diagnosis Surgical problem 1231 31.0
Neonatal disease 831 20.9
Pneumoniaa 577 14.5
Oncologic 251 6.3
Congenital heart disease 155 3.9
Diseases of the immune system 148 3.7
Acute infectionb 138 3.5
Leukemia 141 3.5
Chronic kidney disease 101 2.5
Diseases of the digestive system 92 2.3
Neurological and mental illness 73 1.8
Other respiratory diseasec 64 1.6
Other hematologic disease d 49 1.2
Sepsis 45 1.1
Genetic and metabolic disease 43 1.1
Cardiovascular diseases 19 0.5
Other/unknown 17 0.4
  1. Note:aexcluding neonatal pneumonia; bexcluding pneumonia and sepsis; crespiratory diseases except pneumonia; d hematologic diseases except leukemia