TABLE 3

Clinical Outcomes in Children With Sinusitis According to Treatment

Antibiotic Arm (N = 28)Placebo Arm (N = 28)P
Response, n (%)
    Cured14 (50)4 (14).010
    Improved4 (14)5 (18).716
    Cured/improved18 (64)9 (32).032
    Treatment failure4 (14)19 (68)<.001
    Withdrawn/lost6 (21)0 (0).023
Adverse events, n (%)
    Yes12 (44)4 (14).014
Time to clinical improvement, mean ± SD, d2.26 ± 0.692.63 ± 0.52.199