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Table 5 Number of essential medicines for children unapproved in the US, UK, and Japan, 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 Supporting 12 1 0 13
Inconclusive 3 1 0 4
No evidence 14 3 5 22
Total number 29 5 5 39