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Table 1 Number of prescribing practices by Choosing Wisely list as of August 2016

From: A methodological protocol for selecting and quantifying low-value prescribing practices in routinely collected data: an Australian case study

List Total number practices within lista Number (%) prescribing practices within lista
Choosing Wisely USA [64] 421 86 (20%)
Choosing Wisely Canada [65] 176 41 (23%)
Choosing Wisely Italy [66] 111 20 (18%)
Choosing Wisely Australia [67] 93 33 (35%)
Choosing Wisely International top 10 list [54] 10 5 (50%)
Choosing Wisely Netherlands [68] 35 2 (6%)
Choosing Wisely Switzerland [69] 10 2 (20%)
  1. aPrescribing practices may be represented more than once within and between lists