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Table 4 Drug utilization analysis in different age groups

From: Cross-sectional study on the drug utilization and evaluation indicator of antibiotics used in pediatric population

  Frequency Dosage / g Medication time / d PDD/g cDDD/g cDUI PDD/cDDD
Cefmetazole Sodium for Injection
 Newborn 202 245.185 910 0.263±0.108 0.400~0.500 0.538~0.674 0.584
 Baby 447 627.654 1056 0.545±0.244 0.500~1.000 0.594~1.189 0.727
 Toddler 1396 2986.440 3184 0.837±0.348 1.000~1.333 0.704~0.938 0.717
 Preschool 344 1119.450 808 1.247±0.529 1.333~2.000 0.520~0.693 0.748
 School age 403 1822.200 935 1.670±0.683 2.000~2.667 0.365~0.974 0.716
Erythromycin Lactobionate for Injection
 Newborn 212 30.723 821 0.037±0.049 0.100~0.125 0.299~0.374 0.329
 Baby 474 283.097 1403 0.172±0.082 0.125~0.250 0.807~1.614 0.917
 Toddler 936 906.834 2602 0.291±0.122 0.250~0.333 1.046~1.394 0.998
 Preschool 337 407.265 902 0.389±0.161 0.333~0.500 0.903~1.356 0.934
 School age 320 599.263 908 0.584±0.253 0.500~0.667 0.989~1.320 1.001
Moxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium for Injection
 Newborn 1006 804.604 3551 0.166±0.067 0.300~0.375 0.604~0.755 0.492
 Baby 129 154.282 369 0.399±0.319 0.375~0.750 0.557~1.115 0.709
 Toddler 179 612.018 568 0.952±0.444 0.750~1.000 1.077~1.437 1.088
 Preschool 62 371.410 210 1.637±0.508 1.000~1.500 1.179~1.769 1.310
 School age 245 2266.690 952 2.202±0.829 1.500~2.000 1.190~1.587 1.258
Ceftriaxone Sodium for Injection
 Newborn 117 161.374 608 0.257±0.151 0.200~0.250 1.062~1.327 1.142
 Baby 323 598.400 1099 0.561±0.203 0.250~0.500 1.089~2.178 1.496
 Toddler 530 1436.530 1558 0.951±0.231 0.500~0.670 1.376~1.844 1.626
 Preschool 183 702.680 505 1.361±0.283 0.670~1.000 1.391~2.077 1.630
 School age 284 1801.530 926 1.813±0.391 1.000~1.333 1.459~1.945 1.554
Azithromycin dry Suspension
 Newborn 29 1.971 52 0.037±0.009 0.030~0.038 0.997~1.263 1.088
 Baby 185 21.592 275 0.084±0.085 0.038~0.075 1.047~2.066 1.487
 Toddler 660 113.414 924 0.124±0.041 0.075~0.100 1.227~1.637 1.417
 Preschool 230 53.470 309 0.172±0.029 0.100~0.150 1.154~1.730 1.376
 School age 109 26.914 126 0.212±0.054 0.150~0.200 1.068~1.424 1.211