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Table 2 Prescriptions of antibiotic classes in the adult and children group

From: Differences between the antibiotic prescribing pattern of newly arrived refugees in Germany and the German population

Prescriptions in DDD adults (20–39 years) children (0–14 years)
Antibiotic groups DDD absolute DDD relative DDD absolute DDD relative
Aminopenicillins with beta-lactamase inhibitor 218,5 20,62% 10,50 2,61%
Basic penicillins 466,5 44,03% 200,50 49,81%
Cephalosporins 141,5 13,36% 110,50 27,45%
Fluoroquinolones 21 1,98% 0 0,00%
Macrolides/lincosamides 109 10,29% 55,00 13,66%
Metronidazol 0 0,00% 0 0,00%
Nitrofurantoin/fosfomycin/nitroxolin 28 2,64% 1,00 0,25%
Sulfonamide/trimethoprim 35 3,30% 5,00 1,24%
Tetracyclines 40 3,78% 20,00 4,97%
Others 0 0,00% 0 0,00%
Total 1059,5 100,00% 402,50 100,00%