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Table 1 Antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory tract infections

From: Privacy-preserving architecture for providing feedback to clinicians on their clinical performance

YearNumber of RTIsa casesNumber of antibiotic prescriptions (%)Number of narrow-spectrum antibioticb prescriptions (%)Number of broad-spectrum antibioticc prescriptions (%)
20153121713 (22.9)361 (50.6)352 (49.4)
20163339722 (21.6)412 (57.1)310 (42.9)
20174034790 (19.6)481 (60.9)309 (39.1)
20183902699 (17.9)476 (68.1)223 (31.9)
  1. a Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) include ICPC-2e = R74, R75, R77, R78, R83, and H71
  2. b Narrow-spectrum antibiotics include ATC = J01CE
  3. c Broad-spectrum antibiotics include ATC = J01A, J01C (except J01CE), J01D, J01E, J01F, J01M, and J01XX05