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Table 1 Overview of prescriptions

From: Do general practitioners prescribe more antimicrobials when the weekend comes?

Variables All prescriptions (N = 129,624) % Antimicrobial prescriptions (N = 33,097) %
Gender
 Female 62.7 65.3
 Male 37.1 34.6
 Unknown 0.2 0.2
Age (years) Mean = 52.3, Med = 52, SD = ±20.1 Mean = 51.7, Med = 51, SD = ±20.8
 17–25 10.5 12.5
 26–50 37.9 37.1
 51–75 36.0 34.2
 >75 15.6 16.3
Arms
 Intervention arm-1 35.4 37.1
 Intervention arm-2 36.5 33.2
 Control arm 28.0 29.7
Medical card type
 GMS* 69.5 61.6
 Private 30.5 38.4
Antimicrobials prescribing
 AMP 9.8 38.5
 AMC 5.1 19.8
 Macrolides 3.3 12.9
 Nitrofurantoin 3.1 12.3
 Quinolone 1.1 4.5
 Tetracycline 1.0 3.8
 Cephalosporin 0.8 3.3
 Trimethoprim 0.7 2.8
 Other 3.7 14.6
  1. * GMS medical card holder patients