Table 1

Distribution of the population in age and sex groups and descriptive information on diagnoses and prescriptions
Men Women Mean unique diagnoses per patient % Patients with one or more diagnosis Mean drugs prescribed (unique ATC codes) per patient Patients with one or more drugs prescribed
Age groups N (%) N (%)
14-24 104,686 (5.33%) 99,969 (5.09%) 1.58 52.06% 1.98 65.69%
25-34 178,767 (9.10%) 171,317 (8.72%) 1.73 51.97% 2.12 64.46%
35-44 194,187 (9.89%) 187,426 (9.54%) 1.93 52.77% 2.20 64.04%
45-54 164,620 (8.38%) 165,997 (8.45%) 2.55 58.28% 2.56 67.01%
55-64 135,889 (6.92%) 138,760 (7.06%) 4.29 73.33% 3.54 77.06%
65-74 95,032 (4.84%) 107,207 (5.46%) 6.54 84.62% 4.63 84.06%
75-84 67,272 (3.42%) 95,343 (4.85%) 7.88 86.48% 5.45 85.34%
85+ 17,091 (0.87%) 40,774 (2.08%) 6.54 72.44% 4.60 72.38%
Total 957,544 (48.75%) 1,006,793 (51.25%) 3.00 63.01% 3.40 70.68%

Orueta et al.

Orueta et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:269   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-269

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