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Table 1 Number of the multi-drug prescriptions per 1000 persons by age group, sex, and year

From: Analysis of the regional difference in the number of multi-drug prescriptions and its predictors in Japan, 2015–2018

  Age group
Year 0–4 5–9 10–14 15–19 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85–89  > 89
Men                    
 2015 5.4 6.6 6.7 7.4 11.3 20.5 31.0 49.0 76.2 120.8 175.4 243.9 329.8 452.2 684.0 965.0 1270.4 1457.6 1353.3
 2016 4.5 6.1 6.2 6.8 9.7 17.1 26.4 42.4 68.1 109.8 167.8 232.7 310.0 430.9 624.7 862.9 1149.9 1312.1 1205.2
 2017 4.0 5.5 6.4 7.0 9.9 17.3 26.6 41.9 68.4 110.1 168.7 238.3 317.2 435.7 601.7 854.5 1130.5 1300.4 1222.2
 2018 3.7 5.3 6.3 6.8 9.0 15.8 24.4 37.5 62.2 100.4 158.0 224.1 296.9 403.6 546.7 766.6 1027.7 1180.6 1114.3
Women                    
 2015 4.6 5.4 5.4 8.7 17.4 30.9 41.5 55.3 72.0 92.7 122.2 160.4 213.8 300.1 528.6 855.5 1242.9 1473.9 1243.9
 2016 3.9 4.8 5.0 7.5 14.9 26.5 36.0 48.3 65.0 83.2 113.6 149.2 197.0 279.4 467.2 743.7 1097.9 1316.6 1112.0
 2017 3.6 4.5 5.1 7.9 15.0 27.0 37.0 49.2 66.5 85.5 114.2 149.9 197.4 277.9 435.4 719.4 1061.9 1288.7 1119.4
 2018 3.3 4.4 4.9 7.5 13.8 24.4 33.4 44.5 60.6 78.5 105.4 139.1 182.4 251.8 380.5 625.3 941.8 1148.4 1004.5