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Table 3 New drug prescribing on GP level.

From: Is new drug prescribing in primary care specialist induced?

  Total number of GP GPs with at least one patient in their practice receiving new drug GPs initiating therapy with new drugs GPs initiating therapy without waiting for a specialist prescription
Salmeterol/fluticasone 80 59 (73.8%) 34 (42.5%) 23 (28.8%)
Rofecoxib 85 68 (80.0%) 55 (64.7%) 28 (32.9%)
Esomeprazole 90 48 (53.3%) 27 (30.0%) 19 (21.1%)
Tiotropium 98 93 (94.9%) 65 (66.3%) 26 (26.5%)
Rosuvastatin 94 61 (64.9%) 34 (36.2%) 23 (24.5%)
  1. Number GPs with at least one patient in their practice receiving a new drug, GPs initiating therapy with a new drug, and GPs initiating new drug therapy without waiting for a specialist prescription.