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Table 2 Correlations (with 95% CIs; boldface indicates statistical significance) between the state-specific rates of outpatient prescribing of fluoroquinolones, penicillins, macrolides, and cephalosporins in [31] between 2011 and 2012

From: Levels of outpatient prescribing for four major antibiotic classes and rates of septicemia hospitalization in adults in different US states - a statistical analysis

  Fluoroquinolones Penicillins Macrolides Cephalosporins
Fluoroquinolones 1    
Penicillins 0.8 (0.66,0.89) 1   
Macrolides 0.88 (0.79,0.94) 0.83 (0.7,0.91) 1  
Cephalosporins 0.76 (0.59,0.86) 0.82 (0.69,0.9) 0.82 (0.68,0.9) 1