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Table 4 Variability in antibiotic prescription rate between PHCCs, for RTIs commonly treated with antibiotics

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

  2008 2010 2013
Prescription rate % (SDa) Prescription rate % (SDa) Prescription rate % (SDa)
AOMb 84.5 (7.9) 79.3 (8.1) 74.4 (8.5)
Sinusitis 80.4 (8.7) 70.6 (12.1) 62.5 (12.7)
Tonsillitis 88.4 (8.0) 83.6 (9.3) 80.0 (10.1)
Acute bronchitis 60.1 (15.5) 45.6 (17.3) 28.2 (17.4)
Pneumonia 66.1 (12.1) 61.1 (12.0) 63.0 (9.7)
  1. aStandard Deviation (SD)
  2. bAcute Otitis Media (AOM)