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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Outpatient prescriptions of antipsychotic drugs in 2020

Category Total number of Institutions Total number of Claims*

N (%) N (%)
Total 7,038 (100.0) 1,379,092 (100.0)
Specialty Internal Medicine 2,442 (34.7) 252,563 (18.3)
Neurology 797 (11.3) 367,192 (26.6)
Psychiatry 1,714 (24.4) 477,178 (34.6)
Others** 2,085 (29.6) 282,159 (20.5)
Region Seoul 1,307 (18.6) 205,576 (14.9)
Metropolitan 1,625 (23.1) 322,782 (23.4)
Rural(City or County) 4,106 (58.4) 850,734 (61.7)
Type of Medical Institution Tertiary Hospital 42 (0.6) 131,554 (9.5)
General Hospital 317 (4.5) 453,790 (32.9)
Hospital 667 (9.5) 179,722 (13.0)
Healthcare Institute 887 (12.6) 107,045 (7.8)
Clinic 5,056 (71.8) 503,167 (36.5)
Others** 37 (0.5) 3,814 (0.3)

N: Number, %: Percent, *Deduplication of claims(antipsychotic drugs prescription), **Except of specialty(Internal medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry), ***Health center, Health subcenter, Primary healthcare post

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