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Table 1 Frequency of diagnoses

From: Influence of patient symptoms and physical findings on general practitioners' treatment of respiratory tract infections: a direct observation study

Diagnoses No. of patients (% of 273 patients)
URTI/common cold 117 (42.9)
Bronchitis 70 (25.6)
Sinusitis 33 (12.1)
Tonsillitis 30 (11.0)
Acute exacerbation chronic lung diseases 24 (8.8)
Otitis media 17 (6.3)
Laryngitis 12 (4.4)
Other 16 (5.9)
  1. (multiple diagnoses possible, URTI = upper respiratory tract infection)