약학회지
YAKHAK HOEJI
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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Analysis of UEM* according to gender, age, family type, and insurance type

Variables n Mean±SD P-value
Gender Number of ETC** Male 55 15.50±5.41 0.069
Female 86 18.11±11.57
Number of OTC*** Male 55 1.34±2.02 0.423
Female 86 1.61±1.82
Number of health functional foods Male 55 1.45±1.45 0.638
Female 86 1.87±2.15
Number of therapeutic classes for prescription UEM Male 54 5.94±6.32 0.012
Female 81 9.98±9.87
Total UEM in prescription medicines Male 53 139.85±381.76 0.140
Female 81 121.36±143.11
Age Number of ETC <65 13 17.53±4.03 0.522
65~74 44 16.22±5.46
≥75 84 17.48±11.86
Number of OTC <65 13 1.84±2.26 0.768
65~74 44 1.31±1.58
≥75 84 1.56±2.00
Number of health functional foods <65 13 2.30±2.46 0.007
65~74 44 2.29±2.14
≥75 84 1.31±1.59
Number of therapeutic classes for UEM in prescription medicines <65 13 9.69±11.29 0.924
65~74 40 8.95±9.86
≥75 81 7.87±7.86
Total UEM in prescription medicines <65 0 126.04±95.97 0.321
65~74 2 158.33±428.81
≥75 7 114.46±153.9
Type of family member Number of ETC Alone 78 18.02±12.04 0.297
Couple 51 15.53±5.56
With offspring 6 16.16±4.62
With caregiver 5 18.00±4.74
With caregiver 1 26.00
Number of OTC Alone 78 1.42±1.63 0.439
Couple 51 1.64±2.31
With offspring 6 1.83±1.83
With caregiver 5 0.60±0.89
With caregiver 1 4.00
Number of health functional foods Alone 78 1.65±2.06 0.346
Couple 51 1.66±1.64
With offspring 6 2.66±2.42
With caregiver 5 1.20±1.09
With caregiver 1 5.00
Number of therapeutic classes for prescription UEM Alone 76 7.26±7.34 0.724
Couple 47 9.96±10.85
With offspring 6 8.17±6.43
With caregiver 5 10.60±10.90
With caregiver 1 7.00
Total UEM in prescription medicines Alone 76 99.71±116.71 0.856
Couple 47 170.61±410.00
With offspring 6 142.67±215.81
With caregiver 5 137.40±159.59
With caregiver 1 203.00
Type of health insurance coverage Number of ETC Medical insurance group 129 17.07±10.04 0.415
The secondary poor group 12 17.42±4.99
Number of OTC Medical insurance group 129 1.52±1.92 0.920
The secondary poor group 12 1.41±1.78
Number of health functional foods Medical insurance group 129 1.73±1.98 0.810
The secondary poor group 12 1.41±1.78
Number of therapeutic classes for prescription UEM Medical insurance group 123 8.27±8.83 0.573
The secondary poor group 12 9.33±8.80
Total UEM in prescription medicines Medical insurance group 122 128.92±273.58 0.242
The secondary poor group 12 126.21±124.82

*UEM=unused and expired medications

**ETC=ethical the count

***OTC=over the counter

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