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Table 2 Number of patients with medication adverse events recorded, by patient group

From: Adverse events recording in electronic health record systems in primary care

  N Per 1000 patients
Gender
 Male 2584 4.3
 Female 5746 9.4
Age
 0–4 132 2.3
 5–17 269 1.5
 18–44 2085 5.1
 45–64 2321 6.7
 65–74 1671 13.5
 75–84 1315 19.9
 85+ 537 21.9
Number of different medicines prescribed
 0 148 0.4
 1–4 2174 4.0
 5–9 2888 14.5
  ≥ 10 3120 34.4
Number of chronic diseases
 0 2289 3.1
 1 2039 7.5
 2 1564 14.4
  > 2 2438 26.5