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Table 2 Dispensed drugs one year pre-injury

From: Pre-injury dispensing of psychoactive prescription drugs in a ten years trauma population: a retrospective registry analysis

  Patients, n (%) Filled prescriptions per patient, median (IQR) Patients having filled only one prescription, n (%)
Female Male Female Male Female Male
Opioids 659 (18) 1194 (13) 2 (1–6) 2 (1–4) 270 (41) 591 (49)
Benzodiazepines 554 (15) 898 (10) 4 (1–12) 5 (1–13) 153 (28) 206 (23)
Z-hypnotics 614 (16) 748 (8) 3 (1–7) 3 (1–6) 167 (27) 234 (31)
Gabapentinoids 60 (2) 93 (1) 3.5 (2–8) 4 (1–8) 13 (22) 27 (29)
Centrally acting sympathomimetics 44 (1) 115 (1) 4.5 (3-7.75) 5 (3–9) 4 (9) 16 (14)
  1. Psychoactive prescription drugs dispensed to trauma patients one year pre-injury, according to drug class. IQR, interquartile range