Management by Primary Care Clinicians of Patients Suspected of Having Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections

Figure 1. 680.x Skin infections and antibiotic prescribing rates in WHA, MCNT, and combined (Text Description)

Figure 1 is a bar chart comparing MRSA-Covering versus Not MRSA-Covering interventions and their antibiotic prescription rates. The data is shown below.

Site/Pre-intervention
or Intervention
Not MRSA-Covering
% of Cases Prescribed Antibiotics
MRSA-Covering
% of Cases Prescribed Antibiotics
WHA Pre-Intervention 5 20
WHA Intervention 12 23
MCNT Pre-Intervention 24 29
MCNT Intervention 39 31
Combined Pre-Intervention 14 23
Combined Intervention 21 26

Key: MCNT = Medical Clinic of North Texas, WHA = Wilmington Health Associates

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Figure 1. 680.x Skin infections and antibiotic prescribing rates in WHA, MCNT, and combined (Text Description). October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/mrsa/colorado_mrsafig1txt.html