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Table 4 Number of cough-related diagnoses, antibiotic prescribing, and diagnostic uncertainty

From: Visit complexity, diagnostic uncertainty, and antibiotic prescribing for acute cough in primary care: a retrospective study

Number of cough-related diagnoses Visits Antibiotics prescribed Diagnostic uncertainty
N (%)
1 diagnosis 519 (54) 82 (16) 24 (5)
2 diagnoses 338 (35) 84 (25) 85 (25)
3+ diagnoses 105 (11) 43 (41) 42 (40)
Total 962 (100) 209 (22) 151 (16)