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Table 2 Number of essential medicines for children approved without paediatric evidence in the US, UK, or Japan, in groups classified according to supporting evidence in children or adults

From: Approval status and evidence for WHO essential medicines for children in the United States, United Kingdom, and Japan: a cross-sectional study

  Evidence in adults
Supporting Inconclusive No evidence Total number
Evidence in children Inconclusive 3 0 1 4
Ineffective 0 0 1 1
No evidence 23 0 1 24
Total number 26 0 3 29