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Table 1 Antibiotics consumption intensity for the main classes of antibiotics in 153 hospitals

From: Association between antibiotic consumption and the rate of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria from China based on 153 tertiary hospitals data in 2014

Class (ATC category) Antibiotics consumption intensity, median value (range, DDDs per 100 patient-days)
All antibiotics(J01) 46.30 (23.93–86.80)
β-Lactams(J01C + J01D) 33.21 (19.35–67.05)
Penicillins(J01C) 5.52 (0.61–16.89)
Cephalosporins(J01DB + J01 DC + J01DD + J01DE) 24.93 (10.81–52.52)
The third generation cephalosporin(J01DD) 11.16 (2.57–38.98)
The fourth generation cephalosporin(J01DE) 0.27 (0–5.98)
Carbapenems(J01DH) 1.96 (0.17–10.06)
Fluoroquinolones(J01MA) 5.71 (1.58–13.90)