Table 3

Timing of analyses for objectives 1–4 of the study

ObjectiveOutcomeUnit of analysisIntervention timeNumber of observations in intervention cohortTotal observations/observations in control cohort
Pre-interventionPost-intervention
1Prescribing for all indicationsProvidert0121224
2Prescribing (for all indications) with duration longer than 7 daysProvidert0121224
3Prescribing for viral respiratory conditionsProvidert315924
4Prescribing for acute sinusitisProvidert618624
  • The definitions of the pre-intervention and post-intervention periods are dependent on the delivery time of the report (intervention) related to each objective.