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Table 1 Names and definitions of variables used in the econometric analysis

From: The impact of prescriptions audit and feedback for antibiotic use in rural clinics: interrupted time series with segmented regression analysis

Variable names Definitions
Dependent variables
y t antibiotic use in month t
Independent variables
time a continuous variable indicating time in month t from the start of the study
intervention a dummy variable with a value of 1after the RCPC, 0 otherwise
postslope a continuous variable coded from 1 sequentially after the RCPC, 0 otherwise
cold a dummy variable