약학회지
YAKHAK HOEJI
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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

General characteristics of study group

Characteristics Categories n (%)
Total study group (n=233) UEM* collection cases 141 60.51
Gender (n=141) Male 55 39.00
Female 86 60.99
Age (n=141) <65 13 9.21
65~74 44 31.20
≥75 84 59.57
Type of family member (n=141) Alone 78 55.31
With couple 51 36.17
With offspring 6 4.25
Alone (with caregiver) 5 3.54
With acquaintance 1 0.70
Type of health insurance coverage (n=141) Medical insurance group 129 91.48
The secondary poor group 12 8.51
Underlying disease** (n=141) Hypertension 99 70.21
Musculoskeletal disorders 73 51.77
Diabetes 64 45.39
Dyslipidemia 62 43.97
Digestive disorders 53 37.58
Urinary tract disease 31 21.98
Ophthalmic disease 27 19.14
Parkinson’s disease 12 8.51
Sleep disorder 9 6.38
Dementia 6 4.25
Etc. 48 34.04

*UEM=unused and expired medications

**Allowing multiple answers

Yakhak Hoeji 2021;65:413-23 https://doi.org/10.17480/psk.2021.65.6.413
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