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Table 4 Incidence of hypnotics/anxiolytics prescriptions

From: Multimorbidity and use of hypnotic and anxiolytic drugs: cross-sectional and follow-up study in primary healthcare in Iceland

Age Men Women All
groups N Cases pr 1,000 N Cases pr 1,000 pr 1,000
<1–19 30,982 107 3.5 30,051 128 4.3 3.9
20–29 15,950 215 13.5 18,305 375 20.5 17.2
30–39 16,310 268 16.4 16,981 542 31.9 24.3
40–49 13,498 258 19.1 14,121 485 34.3 26.9
50–59 12,398 287 23.1 12,902 509 39.5 31.5
60–69 9,351 231 24.7 9,808 340 34.7 29.8
70–79 5,197 139 26.7 5,969 201 33.7 30.4
80+ 4,103 102 24.9 5,896 118 20.0 22.0
Total 107,789 1,607 14.9 114,033 2,698 23.7 19.4
  1. Incidence of hypnotics and/or anxiolytics prescriptions in men and women in 2011 according to age and sex. No prior use for 24 months