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Table 5 Number of hypnotics/anxiolytics prescriptions in different age groups

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

Age All incident patients issued 1, 2–4 or 5+ prescriptions   Multimorbid incident patients issued 1, 2–4 or 5+ prescriptions  
groups 1 2–4 5+ All 1 2–4 5+ All
<1–19 163 52 20 235 82 28 7 117
20–29 373 177 40 590 225 124 29 378
30–39 484 244 82 810 348 188 62 598
40–49 418 232 93 743 335 187 78 600
50–59 431 273 92 796 362 243 81 686
60–69 298 213 60 571 262 198 54 514
70–79 166 128 46 340 151 119 44 314
80+ 92 104 24 220 86 101 23 210
Total 2,425 1,423 457 4,305 1,851 1,188 378 3,417
  1. Number of hypnotics and/or anxiolytics prescriptions in 2011 both in the total population of incident patients and in multimorbid incident patients solely