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Table 1 Self-reported use of over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics (paracetamol, acetylsalicylic acid or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents) at least once a week during the last month

From: Prevalence of use of non-prescription analgesics in the Norwegian HUNT3 population: Impact of gender, age, exercise and prescription of opioids

All Total Women Men
Responders, N 39,767 22,243 17,524
Users, N (%) 18,672 (47.0) 11,708 (52.9) 6,964 (39.7)
Chronic pain    
Responders, N 11,761 7,252 4,508
Users, N (%) 7,543 (64.1) 5,081 (70.1) 2,462 (54.6)
No chronic pain    
Responders 24,398 13083 11855
Users, N (%) 9,781 (39.2) 5,708 (43.8) 4,073 (34.6)