TABLE 1

NNT in Strep Throat Cases to Prevent 1 Death From RHD

AR Without Treatment of ARFAR With Treatment of ARFARR for Treating Strep ThroatNNT to Prevent ARFNNT to Prevent RHDNNT to Prevent 1 Death
(300/2 200 000) 0.00014(75/2 200 000) 0.000034(0.00014–0.000034) 0.0001(1/0.0001) 10 000(10 000/0.5) 20 000(20 000/0.004) 5 000 000
  • AR, absolute risk; ARR, absolute risk reduction.