Table 2

Characteristics of Patients With Antibiotic-Exposed vs Antibiotic-Unexposed Visits for Acute Respiratory Infections

CharacteristicVisits With AntibioticsVisits Without Antibiotics
Total visits (N = 1,531,019), No. (%)1,002,050 (65.4)528,969 (34.6)
Male, No. (%)385,712 (38.5)184,720 (35)
Age, median (mean) y46 (47.91)40 (43.98)
Comorbidities
  Any comorbidity, No. (%)350,078 (34.94)161,607 (30.55)
  Number of comorbidities, mean0.480.41
  Number of different classes of drugs used in previous year, mean5.984.25
  Number of visits made in previous year, mean8.948.87