Table 2B.

Antimicrobial Courses Dispensed per Person-Year of Observation for Children Ages 36 to Less Than 72 Months

StatusMCOPracticeBaseline
Year
Intervention
Year
Crude
Change
Percent
Change
Experimental
AE11.721.67−0.04−2.91
E21.551.29−0.26−16.77
E31.941.69−0.25−12.89
BE41.391.10−0.28−20.86
E51.251.04−0.22−16.80
E61.161.03−0.12−11.21
A & BOverall*1.431.21−0.21−15.0
Control
AC12.251.97−0.29−12.44
C21.831.43−0.40−21.86
C32.121.58−0.54−25.47
BC41.511.48−0.03−1.99
C51.211.340.1310.74
C61.251.22−0.03−2.40
A & BOverall*1.741.57−0.17−9.74
  • * Total number of antimicrobials dispensed divided by total number of person-years.

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