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Table 5 Effect of the intervention on result indicators

From: Application of propensity scores to explore the effect of public reporting of medicine use information on rational drug use in China: a quasi-experimental design

Variable name Intervention group Control group Total Chi-square value P value
Prescription costs Not decrease 71 (65.74%) 57 (52.78%) 128 (59.26%) 3.759 0.053
Decrease 37 (34.26%) 51 (47.22%) 88 (40.74%)
Total 108 (100.00%) 108 (100.00%) 216 (100.00%)
Antibiotics use Not decrease 59 (54.63%) 63 (58.33%) 122 (56.48%) 0.301 0.583
Decrease 49 (45.37%) 45 (41.67%) 94 (43.52%)
Total 108 (100.00%) 108 (100.00%) 216 (100.00%)
Injection use Not decrease 65 (60.19%) 79 (73.15%) 144 (66.67%) 4.083 0.043
Decrease 43 (39.81%) 29 (26.85%) 72 (33.33%)
Total 108 (100.00%) 108 (100.00%) 216 (100.00%)