Table 2.

Total Number of Antibiotic Fills Prescribed to the Cohort <30 Months of Age With a “New” Episode of Acute Otitis Media According to Age During the Follow-up Period*

1991–1992Age at Index Visit
3–6 Months7–12 Months13–18 Months19–24 Months25–30 Months
Fills%Fills%Fills%Fills%Fills%
150420.579326.259631.363937.153940.4
266026.992530.566034.757133.144433.3
349520.264121.132317.024314.120915.7
4–666927.357418.928615.023513.61269.5
7–91124.6882.9331.7342.0131.0
10–12120.5100.340.220.120.2
>1210.000.000.000.000.0
Total2453100.03031100.01902100.01724100.01333100.0
  • * The children included in Table 2 are those who did not have mastoiditis, sepsis with a stay <3 days, or other complications.