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Table 3 Inappropriate antibiotics classified by CDC 12-Step

From: Evaluating antimicrobial appropriateness in a tertiary care pediatric ICU in Saudi Arabia: a retrospective cohort study

Reason for non-adherence to the CDC 12-step campaign Number of courses Percentage
Step 6 48 36.1
Step 4 23 17.3
Step 10 21 15.8
Step 9 6 4.5
Steps 4 and 9 14 10.5
Steps 4 and 10 11 8.3
Steps 6 and 10 1 0.8
Steps 4, 9, and 10 7 5.3
Steps 4, 6 and 9 2 1.5
Total 133 courses