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Table 4 Antibiotic prescribing for eligible visits with all potential ARI diagnoses, pre-intervention year and intervention year

From: Behavioral interventions to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing: a randomized pilot trial

Diagnosis Category Year prior to intervention Intervention year
  % of ARI visits in diagnosis category Number visits given antibiotic Number eligible visits Percentage prescribed antibiotic % of ARI visits in diagnosis category Number visits given antibiotic Number eligible visits Percentage prescribed antibiotic
Non-Antibiotic Appropriate ARI Diagnoses 26.0 210 851 24.7 28.7 46 889 5.2
Potentially Antibiotic Appropriate ARI Diagnoses 24.9 411 817 50.3 24.3 336 752 44.7
Other ARIs Diagnoses or Symptoms of Interest 49.1 646 1608 40.2 47.0 369 1458 25.3
All diagnoses combined 100 1267 3276 38.7 100 751 3099 24.2
  1. ARI acute respiratory infection