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Table 3 Distribution of prescriptions according to appropriateness

From: Rational prescribing of antibiotics in children under 5 years with upper respiratory tract infections in Kintampo Municipal Hospital in Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana

Parameter No. appropriate Prescriptions (N = 270) % inappropriate
% appropriate No. inappropriate
Dose 251 93.0 19 7.0
Frequency 258 95.6 12 4.4
Duration 261 96.7 9 3.3