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Table 3 Antibiotic use in the various regions of the world expressed as a proportion of records

From: Antibiotic use on crops in low and middle-income countries based on recommendations made by agricultural advisors

WHO global regionNumber of countries recommending antibioticsProportion of Plantwise countries of the region recommending antibioticsNumbers of records containing antibiotic recommendationsTotal number of records from countries known to recommend antibioticsProportion of recommendations containing an antibiotic
South East Asia583%104642,8592.44%
Western Pacific2100%30115,7041.92%
America333%26016,1021.62%
Eastern Mediterranean150%52177,3170.03%
Total11 1659251,982 
  1. Total number of records from countries known to recommend antibiotics is 251,982; proportion of these records containing an antibiotic 0.66%
  2. Total number of records in the whole data set is 436,674; proportion of records containing an antibiotic 0.38%
  3. The total number of records from countries known to be recommending antibiotics grouped by region and the percentage of those records containing an antibiotic. The number of antibiotic-containing records expressed as a percentage of the whole data set and from countries known to be recommending antibiotics is also given