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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Basic characteristics of the patients treated with anti-dementia drugs and antipsychotics in 2018

Variables Total Anti-dementia drugs only Anti-dementia drugs with antipsychotics P-value1)
Total 48,148 (100.0) 36,990 (100.0) 11,158 (100.0)
Sex Male 13,809 (28.7) 10,373 (28.0) 3,436 (30.8) <0.0001
Female 34,339 (71.3) 26,618 (72.0) 7,722 (69.2)
Age 65-74 9,093 (18.9) 7,442 (20.1) 1,651 (14.8) <0.0001
≥75 39,055 (81.1) 29,548 (79.9) 9,507 (85.2)
Health insurance status NHI 41,996 (87.2) 32,344 (87.4) 9,652 (86.5) 0.0094
Medical Aids 6,152 (12.8) 4,646 (12.6) 1,506 (13.5)
CCI 2 16,173 (33.6) 12,442 (33.6) 3,731 (33.4) 0.0009
3-4 17,359 (36.1) 13,467 (36.4) 3,892 (34.9)
≥5 14,616 (30.4) 11,081 (30.0) 3,535 (31.7)
Type of prescriber 3rd hospital 6,816 (14.2) 5,484 (14.8) 1,332 (11.9) <0.0001
2nd hospital 19,342 (40.2) 14,889 (40.3) 4,453 (39.9)
Hospital 7,702 (16.0) 5,890 (15.9) 1,812 (16.2)
Nursing Hospital 2,638 (5.5) 1,711 (4.6) 927 (8.3)
Clinic 11,650 (24.2) 9,016 (24.4) 2,634 (23.6)
Region of prescriber Seoul-Metro 20,332 (42.2) 14,712 (39.8) 5,620 (50.4) <0.0001
Chungcheong 5,611 (11.7) 4,299 (11.6) 1,312 (11.8)
Honam 6,627 (13.8) 5,507 (14.9) 1,120 (10.0)
Gyeongsang 13,081 (27.2) 10,657 (28.8) 2,424 (21.7)
Kangwon-Jeju 2,497 (5.2) 1,815 (4.9) 682 (6.1)
Specialty Neurology 25,775 (53.5) 20,828 (56.3) 4,947 (44.3) <0.0001
Internal medicine 5,546 (11.5) 4,156 (11.2) 1,390 (12.5)
Psychiatry 5,027 (10.4) 3,282 (8.9) 1,745 (15.6)
General 3,945 (8.2) 2,801 (7.6) 1,144 (10.3)
Neurosurgery 3,124 (6.5) 2,617 (7.1) 507 (4.5)
Family medicine 1,843 (3.8) 1,194 (3.2) 649 (5.8)
Etc. 2,888 (6.0) 2,112 (5.7) 776 (7.0)

1)Chi-square test between anti-dementia drugs only group and concurrent use group

CCI: Charlson Comorbidity Index, NHI: National Health Insurance, Seoul-Merto: Seoul · Gyeonggi-do · Incheon, Chungcheong: Dajeon· Sejong · Chungcheongbuk-do · Chungcheongnam-do, Honam: Gwangju · Jeollanam-do · Jeollabuk-do, Gyeongsang: Busan · Daegu · Ulsan · Gyeongsangbuk-do · Gyeongsangnam-do, Gangwon-Jeju: Gangwon-do · Jeju

Yakhak Hoeji 2022;66:225-35 https://doi.org/10.17480/psk.2022.66.5.225
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