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Table 2 Number of respondents purchasing antibiotics when self medicating

From: Comparing antibiotic self-medication in two socio-economic groups in Guatemala City: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Antibiotic purchased for use in self-medication Suburb (n = 221) City center (n = 197)
Number of respondents % Number of respondents %
Amoxicillin 114 51.58 82 41.62
Tetracycline 34 15.38 55 27.92
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazol 13 5.88 20 10.15
Erithromycin 11 4.98 18 9.14
Ciprofloxacin 9 4.07 9 4.57
Cefadroxil 0 0.00 4 2.03
Cefixime 0 0.00 4 2.03
Amoxicilin/Clavulanic Acid 9 4.07 3 1.52
Azithromycin 5 2.26 2 1.02
Secnidazol 8 3.62 0 0.00
Albendazol 6 2.71 0 0.00
Metronidazol 6 2.71 0 0.00
Levofloxacin 3 1.36 0 0.00
Ceftriaxone 2 0.90 0 0.00
Clarithromycin 1 0.45 0 0.00
Total 221 100 197 100