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Table 3 Distribution of the pediatricians by LHU and tendency to prescribe antibacterials

From: Geographical epidemiology of antibacterials in the preschool age

Prescriber* LHU TOT
BG BS CO CR LC LO MN MI MI1 MI2 MB PV SO VCS VA  
Low N 18 6 7 3 14 3 5 64 11 10 10 5 7 1 18 182
Row % 9.9 3.3 3.8 1.6 7.7 1.6 2.7 35.2 6.0 5.5 5.5 2.7 3.8 0.5 9.9 100.0
Mean N 89 78 44 28 25 21 31 93 84 67 71 49 10 6 86 782
Row % 11.4 10.0 5.6 3.6 3.2 2.7 4.0 11.9 10.7 8.6 9.1 6.3 1.3 0.8 11.0 100.0
High N 20 43 10 7 4 5 7 10 29 10 25 3 0 3 11 187
Row % 10.7 23.0 5.3 3.7 2.1 2.7 3.7 5.3 15.5 5.3 13.4 1.6 0.0 1.6 5.9 100.0
Total N 127 127 61 38 43 29 43 167 124 87 106 57 17 10 115 1,151
Row % 11.0 11.0 5.3 3.3 3.7 2.5 3.7 14.5 10.8 7.6 9.2 5.0 1.5 0.9 10.0 100.0
  1. * The 3 classification levels are based on the z-score of the prevalence rate of patients with at least one prescription of antibacterials during the year: Low: z < −1, Mean: -1 ≤ z ≤ 1, High: z > 1.