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Table 2 Primary outcomes

From: Antimicrobial stewardship effectiveness on rationalizing the use of last line of antibiotics in a short period with limited human resources: a single centre cohort study

Variable Preintervention perioda Intervention perioda p
N on AR/overall N 249/3038 (8%) 96/3156 (3%)  < 0.001
Duration of hospitalisation of patients on AR on 100 patient days 28 17  < 0.001
Rehospitalization in
 1st month 13/207 (6) 6/75 (8) 0.597
 2nd month 10/203 (5) 7/68 (10) 0.146
 3rd month 6/200 (3) 5/67 (7) 0.033
  1. AR parenteral antibiotic reserves, ICD International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
  2. aAll values are absolute frequencies with the percentage in parenthesis if not stated otherwise in a row