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Table 2 Consultations and antibiotic treatment for cystitis and pyelonephritis in Norwegian primary care by consultation site, 2006-2015

From: Consultations and antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infections in Norwegian primary care 2006–2015, a registry-based study

Diagnosis Year General practice Out of hours services
Consultations, N Antibiotic treatment, % Consultations, N Antibiotic treatment, %
Cystitis 2006 149,982 34.1 37,289 47.0
2007 143,031 37.6 38,646 49.6
2008 164,119 41.0 43,488 52.1
2009 164,163 44.3 46,341 54.8
2010 187,718 48.2 49,937 57.0
2011 195,750 51.5 51,183 60.0
2012 200,527 54.8 51,010 62.7
2013 208,143 58.4 49,909 64.9
2014 213,910 61.5 47,679 67.4
2015 208,269 64.9 42,439 69.7
Sum 1,835,612 50.9 457,921 59.0
Pyelonephritis 2006 8213 28.0 3911 50.6
2007 7033 28.8 3754 50.1
2008 8682 32.3 4486 54.1
2009 8534 35.2 4186 55.7
2010 9177 36.2 4619 56.8
2011 9374 38.9 4595 61.2
2012 9823 40.7 4298 60.8
2013 10,118 42.8 4161 61.9
2014 10,504 44.4 3826 63.5
2015 10,545 46.6 3271 64.0
Sum 92,003 38.1 41,107 57.8
  1. All differences in antibiotic prescription rate by consultation site and year were statistically significant by Chi-square test