Table 2

Prescribed psychotropic medication.

Residents with at least one prescription of ...

n = 1375

ICCC


Any psychotropic medication

74.6 (72.0–77.2)

0.016

Antipsychotic medication

45.9 (42.7–49.1)

0.023

Conventional, low potency

31.5 (28.4–34.5)

0.025

Conventional, middle and high potency

6.4 (5.2–7.7)

0.006

Atypical

19.5 (17.2–21.8)

0.014

Anxiolytic medication

22.2 (20.0–24.5)

0.009

Benzodiazepine

21.6 (19.3–23.9)

0.011

Other

0.9 (0.4–1.3)

0.000

Hypnotic medication

13.3 (11.3–15.4)

0.017

Benzodiazepine

11.4 (9.6–13.3)

0.015

Zolpidem, Zopiclon

2.0 (1.4–2.6)

0.000

Antidepressant medication

36.8 (34.1–39.6)

0.012

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

30.8 (28.2–33.5)

0.013

Tricyclic

8.2 (7.0–9.5)

0.000

Other

2.1 (1.3–2.9)

0.015


Values are cluster-adjusted percentages (95% confidence interval) and intracluster correlation coefficients (ICCC).

Mann et al. BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-9-18

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