Table 1

Composition of the feedback reports (intervention) at each time point

Feedback reportContent of reportBenchmarking figureGuidelines
Report at t01. Antimicrobial prescribing rate/100 visits in the previous year for all visits.
2. Proportion of antimicrobial prescriptions in the previous year with duration over 7 days.
Provider’s own rate/proportion versus average rate/proportion and 25th percentile rate/proportion across all participants at the same study site.Guidelines indicating that antimicrobial prescribing longer than 7 days is not necessary for many conditions.
Report at t31. Antimicrobial prescribing rate/100 visits in the previous year for viral respiratory conditions.Provider’s own rate versus average rate and 25th percentile rate across all participants at the same study site.Prescribing guidelines for viral respiratory conditions.
Report at t61. Antimicrobial prescribing rate/100 visits in the previous year for acute sinusitis.Provider’s own rate versus average rate and 25th percentile rate across all participants at the same study site.Prescribing guidelines for acute sinusitis.