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Table 2 Comparison between PAP administration and correct indication in pre- and post-intervention period

From: Effects of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in pediatrics

  Pre-intervention (n = 394) Post-intervention (n = 372) p-value
Administration of PAP
 Yes 184 (46.7%) 153 (41.1%) 0.12
 No 210 (53.3%) 219 (58.9%) 0.12
Correct indication for PAPa n = 184 n = 153  
 Yes 152 (82.6%) 132 (86.3%) 0.4
 No 32 (17.4%) 21 (13.7%) 0.4
  1. aIndication for PAP is calculated only for patients who received PAP (184 in pre-inteverntion and 153 in post-). Indication for PAP is considered correct when it follows the guidelines’ recommendations