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Table 2 Characteristics of the population’s prescription drug use

From: Can gender difference in prescription drug use be explained by gender-related morbidity?: a study on a Swedish population during 2006

   Prescription drug use in total population
Variables   Yes No
   N (%) N (%)
All   205827 (66) 108150 (35)
Gender Female 121682 (77) 37021 (23)
  Male 84145 (54) 71129 (46)
Age 20-29 23916 (51) 23289 (49)
  30-39 27666 (53) 24568 (47)
  40-49 30419 (56) 24293 (44)
  50-59 34946 (65) 19045 (35)
  60-69 36745 (73) 11376 (34)
  70-79 27643 (87) 4038 (13)
  80- 24492 (94) 1541 (6)
Multi-morbidity level 0 26822 (26) 75013 (74)
  1 30364 (69) 13491 (31)
  2 51674 (80) 12913 (20)
  3 82988 (93) 6595 (7)
  4 10775 (99) 126 (1)
  5 3204 (99.6) 12 (0.4)
  1. N – Number of observations.