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Table 2 Prevalence of first psychotropic medication purchases (%) during the follow-up

From: Joint association of physical activity and overweight with subsequent psychotropic medication: a register-linked follow-up study among employees

  n Any (%) Antidepressants (%) Sedatives (%)
All 6169 29.7 (28.6–30.9) 20.1 (19.1–21.1) 18.3 (17.3–19.3)
Highly active normal-weight 1397 27.0 (24.7–29.3) 17.3 (15.3–19.2) 16.3 (14.4–18.3)
Moderately active normal-weight 1198 30.4 (27.8–33.0) 20.2 (17.9–22.5) 19.5 (17.3–21.8)
Inactive normal-weight 561 33.2 (29.3–37.1) 23.5 (20.0–27.0) 19.8 (16.5–23.1)
Highly active overweight 947 25.3 (22.6–28.1) 16.8 (14.4–19.2) 15.5 (13.2–17.8)
Moderately active overweight 1185 31.3 (28.7–34.0) 21.4 (19.1–23.8) 19.4 (17.2–21.7)
Inactive overweight 881 33.5 (30.4–36.6) 23.7 (20.9–26.5) 20.3 (17.7–23.0)
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