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Table 4 Patient attitudes by intervention group

From: Evaluation of a web-based intervention to reduce antibiotic prescribing for LRTI in six European countries: quantitative process analysis of the GRACE/INTRO randomised controlled trial

  Usual care (n=433) mean (s.d.) CRP group (n=584) mean (s.d.) Communication group (n=659) mean (s.d.) Combined group (n=644) mean (s.d.)
Taking antibiotics is usually necessary 4.13* (1.74) 3.75 (1.71) 4.02 (1.80) 3.83 (1.72)
Taking antibiotics can do more harm than good 3.93 (1.43) 4.12 (1.46) 4.10 (1.51) 4.13 (1.45)
Patient enablement instrument 5.12 (1.03) 5.00 (1.06) 5.19 (0.95) 5.11 (1.08)
Satisfaction with consultation 5.85 (0.90) 5.76 (1.00) 5.95 (0.84) 5.89 (0.88)
  1. *Unadjusted scores are shown, on a scale from 1 (disagree strongly) to 7 (agree strongly).