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Table 7 Ratio of multimorbid patients prescribed hypnotics/anxiolytics to all multimorbid patients according to level of multimorbidity

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

No. of conditions No. of multimorbid patients prescribed hypnotics/anxiolytics All multimorbid patients Ratio
2+ 26,215 78,160 0.33
3+ 21,573 50,554 0.43
4+ 16,471 32,165 0.51
5+ 11,581 19,664 0.59
6+ 7,608 11,714 0.65
7+ 4,657 6,593 0.71
  1. The number of chronic conditions in the group of patients prescribed hypnotics/anxiolytics and the total population of multimorbid patients as well as the ratio between the groups