Table 2

General characteristics of the CPGs

n%
Total135
Income*
 HIC7858
 UMIC2821
 LMIC1713
 LIC118
WHO region*
 AFRO2317
 EMRO86
 EURO4433
 PAHO3929
 SEARO33
 WPRO1612
Syndromes
 Community acquired pneumonia5139
 Urinary tract infections4231
 Acute otitis media1612
 Rhinosinusitis1410
 Pharyngitis128
  • *Total of 133, European Union was not part of a WHO region or the World Bank classification.33

  • AFRO, African Regional Office; CPG, clinical practice guidelines; EMRO, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office; EURO, European Regional Office; HIC, high-income country; LIC, low-income country; LMIC, lower middle-income country; PAHO, Pan American Regional Office; SEARO, South East Asia Regional Office; UMIC, upper middle-income country.