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Prevalence of Different Combinations of Antiepileptic Drugs and CNS Drugs in Elderly Home Care Service and Nursing Home Patients in Norway

Table 1

Patient characteristics, total use of multidose dispensed drugs, and distribution of antiepileptic drugs by gender among elderly patients ≥65 years in nursing homes and home care services ( = 11254).

Total groupNursing homesHome care services
TotalMenWomenTotalMenWomen

Population
 ≥65 years11254100298610084328.2214371.88268100256631.0570269.0

Non-AED users
, %1037292.1274191.875389.3198892.8763192.3231590.2531693.2
 Age (M), SD84.07.285.77.183.47.386.66.883.47.181.67.484.16.8
 Drugs (M), SD5.62.55.62.75.65.65.62.75.62.45.42.45.62.5

AED users
, %8827.82458.29010.71557.26377.72519.83866.8
 Age (M), SD79.08.281.08.378.97.182.38.878.28.176.47.979.48.0
 Drugs (M), SD7.02.87.33.07.12.87.33.17.02.76.62.77.22.6

AED, antiepileptic drug; M, mean; SD, standard deviation.

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