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Table 2 Patients presenting at our Pediatric Emergency Service (PED) between 2007 and 2013

From: The impact of the Italian guidelines on antibiotic prescription practices for acute otitis media in a paediatric emergency setting

Year Number of patients presenting at the PED Number (%) of patients with Acute Otitis Media Number (%) of patients with Acute Otitis Media prescribed antibiotics Number (%) of patients with Acute Mastoiditis
2007 17471 638 (3.7) 513 (80.4) 5 (0.03)
2008 18164 812 (4.5) 656 (80.8) 6 (0.03)
2009 18036 629 (3.5) 535 (85.1) 4 (0.02)
2010 17660 620 (3.5) 497 (80.2) 6 (0.03)
2011 18525 634 (3.4) 495 (78.1) 6 (0.03)
2012 18975 636 (3.4) 522 (82.1) 6 (0.03)
2013 19035 604 (3.2) 490 (81.1) 7 (0.03)