Table 1.

Characteristics of qualitative process evaluation participants

PatientsNPrescribed antibiotics at index consultation, nNot prescribed antibiotics at index consultation, n
CRP reading <20 mg/l14410
CRP reading >20 mg/l651
Total20911
Primary care staffNMade prescribing decisions guided by CRP-POCT result, nCarried out the CRP-POCT, n
GPs12127
Nurse practitioners555
Non-prescribers
  Practice nurse101
  Research assistant101
  Pharmacist101
Total201715
  • CRP-POCT = C-reactive protein point-of-care test.