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Volume 11, Number 3—March 2005

Research

Antimicrobial Drug Prescribing for Pneumonia in Ambulatory Care

Conan MacDougall*Comments to Author , B. Joseph Guglielmo*, Judy Maselli†, and Ralph Gonzales†
Author affiliations: *University of California School of Pharmacy, San Francisco, California, USA; †University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

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Table 1

Pneumonia patients with no serious underlying conditions treated with antimicrobial drugs

Characteristic No. of patients (%) (N = 4,538)
Age (y)
  18–44
  45–64
  >65 1,581 (35)
1,610 (35)
1,347 (30)
Sex
  Male
  Female 2,103 (46)
2,435 (54)
Study year
  2000
  2001
  2002 1,827 (40)
1,328 (30)
1,383 (30)

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