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Table 2 Patients on antimicrobials divided by ward types from 2015 to 2020

From: Effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on antimicrobial prevalence and prescribing in a tertiary hospital in Singapore

Year 2015 2017 2018 2019 2020 P
Overall 558/1018 (55%) 519/1150 (45%) 592/1173 (50%) 589/1214 (49%) 558/1182 (47%) 0.02
Medical ward 331/596 (56%) 335/780 (43%) 404/852 (47%) 395/860 (46%) 372/789 (47%) 0.08
Surgical ward 168/341 (49%) 133/281 (47%) 139/244 (57%) 151/285 (53%) 76/130 (58%) 0.03
Intensive care ward 32/44 (73%) 30/51 (59%) 23/41 (56%) 26/32 (81%) 34/44 (75%) 0.18
Haematology and oncology ward 27/37 (73%) 21/38 (55%) 26/36 (72%) 17/37 (46%) 23/35 (66%) 0.34
Infectious disease ward 53/184 (29%)
  1. P = test for trends in proportions
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