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Table 4 Estimated percentages of broad-spectrum antibiotic prescription in ambulatory carea

From: Cost of inappropriate antimicrobial use for upper respiratory infection in Japan

Class2013201420152016
Third-generation cephalosporins13·17
(13·14–13·21)
13·0
(12·97–13·04)
12·41
(12·38–12·44)
11·33
(11·29–11·36)
Macrolides11·06
(11·02–11·09)
10·56
(10·53–10·59)
10·58
(10·55–10·61)
10·38
(10·35–10·41)
Fluoroquinolones4·60 (4·58–4·62)4·45 (4·43–4·47)4·55 (4·53–4·57)4·23 (4·21–4·26)
  1. aValues in parentheses represent 95% confidence intervals