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Table 4 Correctness of treatment sequence

From: Adherence to acne treatment guidelines in the military environment - a descriptive, serial cross-sectional study

Year of diagnosis Patients (n) Treatments (n)
Male Female Total Incorrect Correct Total
2002 4,991 2,551 7,542 293 4,141 4,434
2003 6,651 3,071 9,722 423 6,115 6,538
2004 7,967 4,235 12,202 695 8,223 8,918
2005 8,905 4,451 13,356 677 9,054 9,731
2006 7,560 4,654 12,214 522 8,479 9,001
2007 4,727 4,416 9,143 204 6,274 6,478
Total 64,179 40,801 23,378 2814 42,286 45,100
  1. The following treatment combinations and progressions were considered correct: 1st line therapy before or in combination with 2nd or 3rd line therapy; and 2nd before 3rd line therapy. The following were considered incorrect: 2nd before 1st line and 3rd before or in combination with 2nd line therapy