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Table 2 Consultations and antibiotic prescribing according to type of infection per 1000 person years (PY), years 2008, 2010 and 2013

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

  2008 2010 2013
  Consultations per 1000 PY Share of all infection consultations (%) Antibiotic prescriptions per 1000 PY Consultations per 1000 PY Share of all infection consultations (%) Antibiotic prescriptions per 1000 PY Consultations per 1000 PY Share of all infection consultations (%) Antibiotic prescriptions per 1000 PY
Respiratory tract, incl AOMa 251 54,9 102 254 57,5 84 227 55,8 56
Skin and soft tissue 49 10,8 31 53 12,0 29 64 15,7 30
Urinary tract 45 9,9 36 50 11,2 38 48 11,9 36
Other infectionsb 36 7,9 3 36 8,1 3 33 8,2 2
No infectious diagnosisc 76 16,6 74 49 11,2 48 34 8,3 32
All 457 100 245 441 100 201 406 100 157
  1. aDiagnostic group excluding diagnoses in chapter 1 of ICD-code system
  2. bDiverticulitis, STI, gynaecological- and viral infections
  3. cPrescriptions with non-infectious diagnosis or no diagnosis registered