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Table 2 Matrix of transition probabilities. The states in this model are defined as the years of follow-up

From: Distinguishing patterns in the dynamics of long-term medication use by Markov analysis: beyond persistence

T =   1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 >2002 Total
  1993 0 0.51 0.11 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.23 1
  1994 0 0 0.73 0.08 0.05 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.004 0.01 0.09 1
  1995 0 0 0 0.75 0.10 0.03 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.08 1
  1996 0 0 0 0 0.79 0.08 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.07 1
  1997 0 0 0 0 0 0.79 0.08 0.03 0.01 0.01 0.07 1
  1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.78 0.09 0.03 0.02 0.09 1
  1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.80 0.07 0.03 0.10 1
  2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.81 0.08 0.10 1
  2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.87 0.13 1
  2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
  >2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1