Table 3

Management of fever related consultations for children <12 years

ConsultationN=3738* (%)
No prescription1939 (51.9)
Prescription†1516 (40.6)
 Antibiotics936 (25.0)
 OTC302 (8.1)
 Other medication278 (7.4)
Referral to secondary care283 (7.6)
  • *Owing to rounding of percentages, the columns do not add up to 100%.

  • †Excluding advice only on OTC medication.

  • OTC, over-the-counter.