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Table 2 Be-Life program outcomes: pharmacological treatment 2012-2013

From: Strategies to facilitate implementation and sustainability of large system transformations: a case study of a national program for improving quality of care for elderly people

  No and proportion of municipalities (N = 290) that reduced prescription April-August 2013
   0 months 1 month 2 months 3 months 4 months 5 months 6 months
Inappropriate medications No 0 2 3 13 19 42 211
% 0 0,7 1 4 7 14 73
Anti-inflammatory medications No 1 9 15 21 35 54 155
% 0,3 3 5 7 12 19 53
Antipsychotic medications No 49 29 27 38 28 56 63
% 17 10 9 13 10 19 22
  1. Number and proportion of municipalities that reduced the prescription of targeted medications during the measurement period April-August 2013 compared to April-August 2012.