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Table 1 Characteristics of the infections disease dataset

From: Reduction in antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections in Swedish primary care- a retrospective study of electronic patient records

  2008 2010 2013
Number of Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCC) 47 58 88
Number of patient years (PY) 460 529 556 192 785 070
Number of consultations (all causes) 662 184 809 964 1 085 829
Consultations due to infections (percentage of all consultations) 210 388 (31,8%) 245 344 (30,3%) 318 976 (29,4%)
Prescribing rate 53,7% 45,5% 38,6%