Table 2

Hospital stays for simple pneumonia* and quality indicators for antimicrobial treatment, Belgium, 1999–2010

YearN hospitalsN staysMean DDD/100 patient-daysDDD oral/DDD parenteral
J01COtherTotalJ01COtherTotal
199911222 38566961610.570.840.72
200011223 26867971640.580.870.74
200111224 165701001700.620.910.77
200211225 42475971720.660.810.74
200311226 33183891720.690.830.76
200411225 20191821720.790.820.80
200511230 14597811780.830.930.87
200611226 73999741730.870.960.91
200711028 87299681670.891.040.95
200811029 823101651660.901.020.95
200910933 611102631650.901.110.98
201010731 671106641700.881.120.97
  • *APR-DRG 139.

  • APR-DRG, all-patient-refined diagnosis-related group; DDD, defined daily dose; J01C, ATC code, β-lactam penicillin; patient-days, only patients hospitalised for pneumonia.