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Table 3 Antipsychotic use by age and gender in Community Services Pharmacare beneficiaries from October 1, 2000 to September 30, 2007

From: Prescribing trends of antipsychotics in youth receiving income assistance: results from a retrospective population database study

Age group Total Community Services Pharmacare beneficiaries (% male) Antipsychotic users of Community Services Pharmacare beneficiaries by age (%) Male antipsychotic users of male Community Services Pharmacare beneficiaries by age (%) Female antipsychotic users of female Community Services Pharmacare beneficiaries by age (%)
0-5 14800 (51.6) 43 (0.3) 35 (0.5) 8 (0.1)
6-10 7474 (51.8) 207 (2.8) 170 (4.4) 37 (1.0)
11-15 6693 (47.6) 269 (4) 192 (6.0) 77 (2.2)
16-20 6834 (35.4) 420 (6.1) 269 (11.1) 151 (3.4)
21-25 8087 (29.9) 776 (9.6) 468 (19.3) 308 (5.4)
Total 0-25 43888 (44.5) 1715 (3.9) 1134 (5.8) 581 (2.4)