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Table 2 General data of reviewed prescriptions

From: Clinical and economic impact of pharmacist interventions on sampled outpatient prescriptions in a Chinese teaching hospital

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 P value
Number of prescriptions 14,646 14,936 15,216 17,961 18,945 19,567  
Percentage of sampling 0.70 0.67 0.68 0.76 0.78 0.78  
Gender
 Male (N, %) 7041 (48.08%) 7122 (47.68%) 7152 (47.00%) 8513 (47.40%) 9121 (48.14%) 9404 (48.06%) 1.000
 Female (N, %) 7605 (51.92%) 7814 (52.32%) 8064 (53.00%) 9448 (52.60%) 9824 (51.86%) 10,163 (51.94%)
Age (Mean ± SD) 52.38 ± 18.85 52.77 ± 19.04 53.75 ± 17.83 52.57 ± 18.92 53.24 ± 19.52 52.74 ± 18.79 0.074
Expenditure type
 Self payment (N, %) 7645 (52.20%) 7833 (52.44%) 8004 (52.60%) 8950 (49.83%) 8881 (46.88%) 8805 (45.00%) 1.000
 Public payment (N, %) 1498 (10.23%) 1423 (9.53%) 1412 (9.28%) 1363 (7.59%) 1412 (7.45%) 1454 (7.43%)
 Insurance payment (N, %) 5503 (37.57%) 5680 (38.03%) 5800 (38.12%) 7648 (42.58%) 8652 (45.67%) 9308 (47.57%)
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