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Table 2 Prescription compliance with guidelines and appropriateness Pre vs Post intervention for all ages, patients < 65 years and patients > 65 years

From: The effectiveness of a simple antimicrobial stewardship intervention in general practice in Australia: a pilot study

All ages
  Pre Post Change
  n/N (%) n/N (%) RR (95% CI)
[p-values]
Compliance 160/379 (42.2) 185/316 (58.5) 1.39 (1.19–1.61)
[p < 0.001]
Appropriateness
 Drug 291/394 (73.9) 336/362 (92.8) 1.26 (1.18–1.34)
[p < 0.001]
 Duration 205/386 (53.1) 316/360 (87.7) 1.65 (1.49–1.83)
[p < 0.001]