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Table 4 Proportion of patients with GAS only (n = 46) and new visits, in relation to Centor Score and antibiotics prescribed at first visit

From: A 2-year follow-up study of patients with pharyngotonsillitis

  Percent (n)
30 d 2 years
Centor 0–2 (n = 15) 20 (3) 60 (9)
 Antibiotics (n = 13) 15 (2)* 54 (7)**
 Antibiotics (n = 2) 50 (1) 100 (2)
 Centor 3–4 (n = 31) 19 (6) 48 (15)
 Antibiotics (n = 31) 19 (6) 48 (15)
 Antibiotics (n = 0)
  1. *p = 0.37 (Fisher’s exact test), **p = 0.49 (Fisher’s exact test), when + “antibiotics” is compared to - “antibiotics”