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Table 1 Demographic & clinical characteristics (n = 1185)

From: Pattern of inappropriate antibiotic use among hospitalized patients in Pakistan: a longitudinal surveillance and implications

ParametersFrequency (N)Percentage (%)
Hospital
 Public sector63653.7
 Private sector54946.3
Gender
 Male59550.2
 Female59049.8
Type of therapy
 Single51443.4
 Combination67156.6
Wards
 Gastroenterology ward30625.8
 Pulmonology ward27923.5
 Nephrology ward27222.9
 General ward17414.8
 Orthopedic ward15412.9
Appropriateness of therapy
 Appropriate35329.7
 Inappropriate83270.3
  1. n = Total No. of patients involved in this study