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Table 6 Assessment of the prescriptions for adults with mild/moderate CAP*

From: An evaluation of prescribing practices for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Mongolia

Category Drug selection Dosage form Dose Frequency Final result
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
A 235 (42.3) 192 (81.7) 120 (62.5) 61 (50.8) 61 (11.0)
IA 321 (57.7) 43 (18.3)a - 59 (49.2) 495 (89.0)
OPD - - 18 (9.4) - -
UPD - - 54 (28.1) - -
Total 556 235 192 120 556
  1. A- Appropriate, IA- Inappropriate, OPD- Overprescribed dose, UPD- Underprescribed dose.
  2. aIncludes the number of appropriately selected drugs in inappropriate dosage forms only.
  3. *If the first indicator was “inappropriate”, then the prescription item classification was “inappropriate” and this drug was excluded from further analysis and would not appear in the second indicator.