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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Antipsychotic drug prescription in outpatient characteristics

Category Variables N % Avg±Std γ2/T P-Value
Patient Characteristics Age 65-74 68,361 27.9 - 7871.4 <0.001
75-85 1,021,114 41.6 -
Over 85 74,722 30.5 -
Gender Male 88,631 36.1 - 18,822.3 <0.001
Female 156,566 63.9
Type of Insurance Health Insurance 213,237 86.9 - 323,536.9 <0.001
Medical Aid 31,842 13.0
Others 118 0.05
Dementia No 132,246 53.9 - 1,518.4 <0.001
Yes 112,951 46.1
Schizophrenia No 241,297 98.4 - 229,845.1 <0.001
Yes 3,900 1.6
Type of Ingredient Typical 11,972 4.9 - 341,931.3 <0.001
Atypical 186,110 75.9
Others* 30,641 12.5
Mixed** 16,474 6.7
CCI Score 0 34,718 14.2 - 18,324.0 <0.001
1 69,936 28.5
2 60,756 24.8
≧ 3 79,787 32.5
Medical Institution Characteristics Specialty Internal Medicine 39,490 16.1 - 28,552.8 <0.001
Neurology 86,508 35.3
Psychiatry 77,395 31.6
Others*** 41,804 17.0
Region Seoul 48,063 19.6 - 64,272.9 <0.001
Metropolitan 56,420 23.0
Rural(City or County) 140,714 57.4
Type of Medical institution Tertiary Hospital 39,781 16.2 - 285,628.7 <0.001
General Hospital 95,781 39.1
Hospital 27,622 11.3
Healthcare Institute 13,668 5.6
Clinic 67,549 27.6
Others**** 796 0.2
Total number of Claims 1,379,092 - 7.1±7.8 451.8 <0.001

N: Number, %: Percent, Avg: Average, Std: Standard Deviance, x^2: Chi-square, T: T-test, CCI: Charlson Comorbidity Index.

*Not in Typical or Atypical major tranquilizers(Other major tranquilizers ingredient), **Type of Antipsychotic drugs were different from each other ingredient(≧1 type in Typical or Atypical or Others). ***Except of specialty(Internal medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry), ****Health center, Health subcenter, Primary healthcare post

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