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Table 4 Use of antibiotics (%) per type of complications and age group

From: Assessing the use of antibiotics and the burden of varicella in Belgium using a retrospective GP database analysis

  Total 0–1 year 2–3 years 4–6 years 7–12 years 13–15 years + 16 years
Complications (ICD9 code) Topical Systemic Any Any Any Any Any Any Any
Sepsis (A41) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Varicella meningitis (B01.0) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Varicella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (B01.1) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hepatitis (B15–B19) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hordeolum of eyelid (H00.0) 60.0 0.0 60.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Keratoconjunctivitis (H19.1) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pneumonia (J13–J18) 0.0 32.6 32.6 71.4 85.7 60.0 50.0 0.0 0.0
Acute bronchitis (J20) 1.2 36.3 36.9 46.7 42.4 30.0 41.7 0.0 15.8
Acute bronchiolitis, unspecified (J21.9) 0.0 6.1 6.1 11.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Cellulitis and abscess of mouth (K12.2) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L01–L08) 60.6 19.4 73.8 88.5 70.6 83.3 73.3 0.0 40.0
Arthritis (M00–M01) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Acute tubulo-interstitial nephritis (N10) 0.0 16.7 16.7 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total 31.5 45.6 63.5 81.3 75.2 67.9 60.6 0.0 18.6