Table 1

Overall drug use according to age

All ages
n=133 800
<2 years
n=20 531
2–5 years
n=29 800
6–12 years
n=49 709
13–17 years
n=33 760
At least one drug reimbursement
 Number of children111 93619 84627 06339 52625 501
 Prevalence/100 children (95%CI)84 (84 to 84)97 (96 to 97)91 (91 to 91)80 (79 to 80)76 (75 to 76)
Number of different drugs per child
 Median (IQR)5 (2–9)9 (5–13)7 (4–11)4 (1–7)4 (1–7)
 0, n (%)21 864 (16)685 (3)2737 (9)10 183 (21)8259 (25)
 1–4, n (%)37 358 (28)3249 (16)6161 (21)17 108 (34)10 840 (32)
 ≥5, n (%)74 578 (56)16 597 (81)20 902 (70)22 418 (45)14 661 (43)