Table 2A.

Antimicrobial Courses Dispensed per Person-Year of Observation for Children Ages 3 to Less Than 36 Months

StatusMCOPracticeBaseline
Year
Intervention
Year
Crude
Change
Percent
Change
Experimental
AE13.042.48−0.56−18.4
E23.012.11−0.90−29.9
E33.592.81−0.78−21.7
BE42.041.65−0.39−19.1
E51.741.57−0.18−9.8
E61.611.46−0.14−9.3
A & BOverall*2.201.80−0.41−18.6
Control
AC13.733.33−0.40−10.7
C23.232.54−0.69−21.4
C32.802.51−0.29−10.4
BC42.482.20−0.28−11.3
C52.332.20−0.13−5.6
C62.151.88−0.27−12.6
A & BOverall*2.902.57−0.33−11.5
  • * Total number of antimicrobials dispensed divided by total number of person-years.

  • Difference in change in prescribing rate significant atP < .0001.