Depression Research and Treatment / 2010 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Prescribing Antidepressants and Benzodiazepines in the Netherlands: Is Chronic Physical Illness Involved?

Table 3

Hazard ratios (95% confidence interval (CI)) of benzodiazepines or antidepressant prescriptions in 2000-2004 for those without such prescriptions in 1999.

BenzodiazapinesAntidepressants

NCumulative incidenceHazard ratio*NCumulative incidenceHazard ratio*
(%)(95% CI)(%)(95% CI)

Reference390,05025.11.00439,6589.31.00
Diabetes8,99026.31.08 (1.04–1.13) 10,38411.11.25 (1.18–1.33)
Pulmonary 15,35733.51.45 (1.41–1.49) 19,30613.41.52 (1.46–1.58)
Cardiovascular139,15729.51.23 (1.22–1.25)177,23710.51.17 (1.14–1.19)
Multimorbidity584,43932.11.37 (1.34–1.40)40,83513.21.50 (1.46–1.55)

azard ratio adjusted for age and sex.