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Table 1 Distribution of the number of patients and prescriptions in different age categories

From: Incidence of unlicensed and off-label prescription in children

Age category Age Patients Females Prescriptions in females Males Prescriptions in males Prescriptions total Total prescriptions per patient
Newborns 0–1 m 18 5 5 13 17 22 1.22
Infants 1 m–1 yr 304 133 214 168 283 497 1.63
Toddlers 1–3 yrs 609 308 515 301 514 1029 1.69
Preschoolers 3–6 yrs 1027 626 1249 401 774 2023 1.97
Early school age children 6–11 yrs 1296 763 1516 533 1164 2680 2.07
School age children 11–15 yrs 1028 465 1076 563 1232 2308 2.25
Total 0–15 yrs 4282 2300 4575 1979 3984 8559 2.00