Table 2: Market share of costs by drug item within Taiwan’s National Health Insurance in 2007.

Drug Number of itemsMarket shareCumultive market share

115.0%5.0%
2–435.1%10.0%
5–13910.1%20.1%
14–301710.2%30.3%
31–58289.8%40.1%
59–107499.9%50.0%
108–1827510.1%60.1%
183–3061249.9%70.0%
307–54023410.0%80.0%
541–103949910.0%90.0%
1040–15885495.0%95.0%
1589–29251,3374.0%99.0%
2926–73664,4411.0%100.0%

Focus was on oral drugs with solid forms, that is, tablets and capsules.