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Table 3 Mean number of prescriptions in non-frequent attenders, 1-year frequent attenders and persistent frequent attenders and relative difference (non-frequent attenders 100)

From: Epidemiology of frequent attenders: a 3-year historic cohort study comparing attendance, morbidity and prescriptions of one-year and persistent frequent attenders

  Non-Fas1 1yFAs2;4 PFAs3
  19.120 2.609 470
Antibiotics 0.18 0.7
(388)
0.88
(488)
Analgesics 0.51 2.3
(457)
2.91
(570)
Anxiolytics 0.20 0.9
(450)
1.3
(650)
Hypnotics 0.19 0.7
(368)
0.99
(521)
Antidepressants 0.22 0.9
(409)
1.15
(523)
  1. 1Non-frequent attenders
  2. 2 1-year frequent attenders
  3. 3 persistent frequent attenders
  4. 4 All FAs of 2003 minus the 1yFAs that moved out of the practice or died.