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Table 5 Appropriateness and adequacy of antibiotic prescription according to ICD-10 diagnosis code

From: “Appropriateness and adequacy of antibiotic prescription for upper respiratory tract infections in ambulatory health care centers in Ecuador”

ICD-10 Code # of patients Prescribed Antibiotic Cases that needed antibiotic Cases that needed + received antibiotics Appropriate prescription rate (%) Adequate prescription rate (%)
J00 581 17 14 1 82.36 7.14
J01 93 70 4 4 5.71 100
J02 306 157 9 5 3.18 2.94
J03 166 138 16 15 11.59 93.75
J04 34 12 0 0
J05 8 0 0 0
J06 191 117 0 0 0 0
J10 0 0 0 0
J11 0 0 0 0
H65 8 6 2 2 33.33 100
H66 6 6 6 6 100 100
Total 1393 523 51 33 9.75 64.70
  1. Appropriate and adequate prescription for codes J04, J05, J10, J11 were not estimated. J00 Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold], J01 Acute sinusitis, J02 Acute pharyngitis, J03 Acute tonsillitis, J04 Acute laryngitis and tracheitis, J05 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] and epiglottitis, J06 Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites, J10 Influenza due to other identified influenza virus, J11 Influenza due to unidentified influenza virus