Changes in antibiotic consumption for selected countries, 2000-2010

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Column graph shows percent change in antibiotic consumption for selected countries from 2000-2010; BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries show the highest percentage change. Most countries showing a decrease or maintenance in consumption are high-income countries. Data sourced from Van Boeckel et al, 2014: "Global Antibiotic Consumption 2000 to 2010: An Analysis of National Pharmaceutical Sales Data."