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Table 2 Number of the multi-drug prescriptions per 1000 persons and the SCR by year and prefecture

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

  Number of the multi-drug prescriptions per 1,000 persons SCR
Prefecture 2015 2016 2017 2018 2015 2016 2017 2018
Hokkaido 373.3 341.7 343.3 324.0 126.1 125.3 124.8 127.9
Aomori 363.1 338.8 342.7 320.4 118.0 119.6 119.7 121.4
Iwate 313.7 291.0 296.0 272.8 98.4 99.5 100.7 101.0
Miyagi 312.3 285.9 286.7 266.9 115.6 115.3 114.7 116.0
Akita 413.9 376.0 373.9 349.0 118.7 117.4 115.9 117.8
Yamagata 290.0 271.4 275.1 256.6 89.0 91.1 92.1 93.9
Fukushima 359.9 327.4 326.6 294.8 119.9 119.3 118.3 116.2
Ibaraki 278.3 258.6 259.1 240.9 102.8 103.5 102.8 103.6
Tochigi 271.2 246.2 248.6 229.8 101.1 99.7 99.9 100.2
Gunma 264.3 242.9 245.0 222.1 94.5 94.5 94.6 93.1
Saitama 221.3 206.4 209.3 195.3 89.8 90.4 90.4 91.1
Chiba 203.9 191.5 194.8 178.9 79.8 81.0 81.5 81.0
Tokyo 258.6 237.3 235.5 214.7 107.8 108.3 107.3 107.0
Kanagawa 208.0 194.1 197.0 184.0 84.4 85.3 85.6 86.6
Niigata 256.6 236.4 237.0 219.2 82.6 83.0 82.8 83.5
Toyama 232.8 213.9 213.4 195.9 76.5 76.7 76.1 76.2
Ishikawa 286.2 263.6 263.8 239.0 102.0 102.3 101.7 100.3
Fukui 234.5 214.2 215.0 198.7 80.0 79.8 79.9 80.5
Yamanashi 306.0 277.8 277.2 250.4 104.2 103.0 102.0 100.1
Nagano 280.0 252.0 255.2 232.8 90.6 89.2 90.1 89.7
Gifu 248.3 223.8 228.8 209.0 87.6 86.0 87.2 86.6
Shizuoka 232.8 213.3 214.8 197.5 82.7 82.3 82.3 82.2
Aichi 208.1 192.5 196.0 178.9 85.5 85.9 86.8 86.0
Mie 228.8 206.1 211.7 192.0 80.8 79.2 80.9 79.7
Shiga 226.6 209.3 211.2 189.9 90.2 90.6 90.6 88.5
Kyoto 231.4 214.3 216.5 198.7 83.5 84.0 84.2 84.0
Osaka 259.3 241.4 245.4 221.9 100.4 101.0 101.6 99.8
Hyogo 259.9 238.4 240.1 220.4 96.1 95.6 95.3 95.0
Nara 243.3 229.1 234.4 219.6 85.6 87.1 88.0 89.2
Wakayama 246.8 224.2 227.1 206.0 79.6 78.7 79.1 78.2
Tottori 293.5 271.2 279.2 253.5 94.8 96.0 98.6 97.7
Shimane 369.6 333.8 341.2 320.7 110.1 109.3 111.6 115.3
Okayama 338.6 304.0 300.1 276.3 116.5 114.2 112.2 112.8
Hiroshima 371.8 336.4 333.8 298.8 133.1 131.2 129.4 126.3
Yamaguchi 340.1 308.2 312.3 282.0 105.7 104.5 105.3 103.8
Tokushima 281.6 254.3 262.2 241.0 89.5 88.2 90.7 90.8
Kagawa 336.5 311.5 319.5 305.2 112.8 114.2 116.6 121.6
Ehime 241.1 223.8 230.0 214.2 77.7 78.7 80.5 81.8
Kochi 377.5 345.1 347.1 322.6 113.1 113.0 113.1 114.9
Fukuoka 317.7 291.8 293.8 268.6 120.2 120.3 120.5 120.2
Saga 388.3 353.6 353.4 325.8 134.0 133.2 132.7 133.7
Nagasaki 438.6 399.3 392.6 351.3 142.6 141.5 138.3 134.9
Kumamoto 357.4 324.7 326.2 299.0 118.1 117.4 117.6 117.9
Oita 362.6 332.4 335.1 310.1 116.8 116.9 117.2 118.3
Miyazaki 331.9 306.5 312.0 290.0 108.7 109.4 110.7 112.3
Kagoshima 340.0 303.1 301.8 280.8 109.0 106.4 105.8 107.8
Okinawa 222.4 210.5 213.9 199.6 100.3 103.2 103.9 105.1
  1. SCR standardized claim ratio