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Table 2 EMR data and self-reports concerning prescriptions across the ethnic groups*

From: Ethnic minorities and prescription medication; concordance between self-reports and medical records

  Dutch Morocco Turkey Netherlands Antilles Surinam
N 6363 189 230 89 141
self- reported data      
   receipt of prescribed medication during the past 14 days (%) 15.1 23.8 29.4 24.7 31.9
   use of prescribed medication during the past 14 days (%) 48.2 38.1 39.1 41.6 53.9
   use of OTC medication during the past 14 days (%) 37.4 30.3 26.1 32.6 34.3
   retrieved medication in country of origin (%) not applicable 3.8 3.4 1.1  
EMR data      
   prescribed medication during the past year (%) 76.1 85.2 84.3 77.5 81.6
  1. * significant difference with the Dutch population are printed in bold (p < 0.05)