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Table 1 Delivery of inhaled steroids in Sweden to different age groups. The delivery of inhaled steroids was expressed as defined daily doses (DDD)/1000 inhabitants

From: A retrospective population based trend analysis on hospital admissions for lower respiratory illness among Swedish children from 1987 to 2000

Year               
Age 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
0 0.9 1.2 1.5 1.8 2.1 2.0 3.1 3.9 4.0 4.3 6.4 5.1 4.7 4.3
1 4.3 5.2 6.0 5.5 7.2 7.6 10.7 11.7 13.6 19.4 33.5 19.3 20.3 20.6
2–3 4.3 7.1 8.4 8.0 10.2 10.7 12.2 14.7 18.4 24.1 40.4 21.8 22.4 22.6
4–8 7.4 12.1 14.4 15.4 17.1 18.6 18.1 19.4 19.2 19.9 31.7 15.3 16.1 17.7
Total 16.8 25.5 30.3 30.7 36.6 38.8 44.2 49.8 55.1 67.8 112.0 61.5 63.6 65.2