Comparison to other studies: diagnosis groups.
|Diagnosis group||This study||Other studies|
|1||Sore throat||Sore throat/pharyngitis/tonsillitis (excluding tonsillar hypertrophy)|
|3||Ear pain||Ear pain/otitis media (excluding otitis media with effusion)|
|4||All patients: Sore throat, cough or ear pain||Respiratory tract infection/upper respiratory tract infection with or without otitis media (excluding pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, and tuberculosis)|