Antibiotic prescriptions in remote Australian Aboriginal children aged <2 years

  • Timothy Howarth (Other)
  • Therese Kearns (Creator)



The dataset contains participants birth status (Birthweight and term or preterm), the year and season (Wet or dry) that child was seen, their age (in days), the total number of presentations to primary health care, and information on any infections present and any antibiotic prescriptions recorded, as well as if that antibiotic prescription was appropriate for the infection recorded.

Project Name: Anaemia Prevention Program Evaluation (that included reviewing infections and treatment)
Date made available12 Mar 2020
PublisherCharles Darwin University - Datasets
Temporal coverage1 Jan 2010 - 31 Jul 2014
Date of data production1 Jan 2016 - 31 Jul 2016


  • Antibiotic
  • Australian Aboriginal
  • Australian Aboriginal Children/infants
  • Prescriptions
  • Childhood Infections

Field of Research (FoR)

  • 1117 Public Health and Health Services

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