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Table 3 Antibiotic use in participants linked to AHD (N = 15,007) stratified by ethnicity

From: Knowledge and use of antibiotics in six ethnic groups: the HELIUS study

 Ethnicity
DutchSouth-Asian SurinameseAfrican SurinameseGhanaianTurkishMoroccan
(N = 2071)1st gen
(N = 1645)
2nd gen
(N = 452)
1st gen
(N = 2334)
2nd gen
(N = 432)
1st gen
(N = 1789)
2nd gen
(N = 84)
1st gen
(N = 2102)
2nd gen
(N = 776)
1st gen
(N = 2119)
2nd gen
(N = 857)
Duration of insurance at Achmea (in years) between 2010 and 2015, median (IQR)6.0
(4.0–6.0)
6.0
(6.0–6.0)
6.0
(4.0–6.0)
6.0
(6.0–6.0)
6.0
(5.0–6.0)
6.0
(6.0–6.0)
6.0
(4.0–6.0)
6.0
(96.0–6.0)
6.0
(5.0–6.0)
6.0
(6.0–6.0)
6.0
(4.0–6.0)
Within year prior to HELIUS study visit
 Participants with ≥1 ABP16%22%16%17%17%22%25%25%19%25%17%
Number of ABP among all participants included in the AHD
 Mean0.260.390.260.280.280.330.550.400.340.410.28
 Median (IQR)0.00
(0.0–0.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.5)
0.00
(0.0–1.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.0)
0.00
(0.0–1.0)
0.00
(0.0–0.0)
Number of ABP among participants with ≥1 ABP
 Mean1.661.751.591.581.641.512.191.571.781.641.63
 Median (IQR)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)2.00 (1.0–3.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)1.00 (1.0–2.0)
During entire insured period
 Participants with ≥1 ABP51%63%53%56%51%62%49%69%59%67%54%
Number of ABP per year among all participants included in the AHD
 Mean0.310.460.300.310.300.350.340.440.380.430.33
 Median (IQR)0.17 (0.0–0.3)0.17 (0. 0–0.6)0.17 (0. 0–0.3)0.17 (0.0–0.3)0.17 (0.0–0.3)0.17 (0.0–0.5)0.00 (0.0–0.7)0.25 (0.0–0.7)0.17 (0.0–0.5)0.17 (0.0–0.6)0.17 (0.0–0.5)
  1. Abbreviations: ABP Antibiotic Prescription, IQR Inter Quartile Range