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Table 2 Characteristics of patients

From: Health Alliance for prudent antibiotic prescribing in patients with respiratory tract infections (HAPPY AUDIT) -impact of a non-randomised multifaceted intervention programme

Country 2008 2009
  Number of patients registered Percentage of women (95% CI) Median age (iqr) Median number of days with symptoms before first consultation (iqr) Number of patients registered Percentage of women (95% CI) Median age (iqr) Median number of days with symptoms before first consultation (iqr)
Argentina 3499 53 (51-55) 11 (3-29) 2 (2-3) 3641 53 (52-55) 20 (9-36) 2 (1-3)
Denmark 2881 59 (57-60) 25 (4-46) 4 (2-7) 3706 57 (56-59) 25 (4-47) 4 (3-7)
Lithuania 2517 54 (52-55) 14 (6-30) 3 (2-4) 1976 54 (52-56) 13 (4-26) 3 (2-4)
Russia 3591 54 (52-55) 25 (12-43) 2 (1-3) 3284 53 (52-55) 26 (13-46) 2 (2-3)
Spain 10909 59 (58-60) 43 (30-62) 3 (2-5) 9073 59 (58-60) 43 (29-62) 3 (2-5)
Sweden 1039 55 (52-58) 17 (4-47) 5 (3-10) 895 56 (53-59) 20 (3-47) 6 (3-10)
All 24436 57 (56-57) 32 (15-52) 3 (2-5) 22575 56 (56-57) 31 (15-52) 3 (2-5)