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Table 2 Distribution of diagnoses related to the use of antimicrobials, by hospital ward, 2018

From: Use of monitoring indicators in hospital management of antimicrobials

Diagnostic (%) Wards
SUR MED PNE/INF PED ICU p-value
Surgical prophylactic 80.8a(bce) 0b 0c 35.8d(bc) 34.7e 0.000*
Respiratory infection 4.2a(cd) 22.8b 39.1c 35.8d 20.8e 0.010*
Sepsis 0a 19.3b 19.6c 6.7d 32.7e(a) 0.023*
Skin/soft tissue infection 2.5 17.5 16.3 6.7 1.0 0.074
Urinary infection 2.5 17.5 14.1 4.2 4.0 0.957
Abdominal infection 7.5a 19.3b(d) 1.1c 0.8d 6.9e 0.047*
Others 2.5 3.5 9.8 10.0 0 0.154
  1. SUR Surgical Clinic, MED Medical Clinic, PNE/INF Pneumology/Infectology, PED Pediatrics, ICU Intensive Care Unit.
  2. Others—Surgical Site Infection, Visceral Leishmaniasis, Febrile Neutropenia, Bacterial Endocarditis.
  3. a,b,c,d,eStatistical differences per line (Bonferroni *p < 0.05)