Table 2

Frequency of the consumption of driving-impairing medicines (DIM)

Frequency of useNo of DIMPatients under treatment
% (95% CI)
Drivers under treatment
% (95% CI)
MalesFemalesTotalMalesFemalesTotal
Acute197.82 (97.71 to 97.94)97.17 (97.05 to 97.3)97.48 (97.39 to 97.56)98.09 (97.95 to 98.22)97.36 (97.16 to 97.57)97.81 (97.69 to 97.93)
22.16 (2.04 to 2.28)2.80 (2.67 to 2.92)2.50 (2.41 to 2.58)1.89 (1.75 to 2.03)2.6 (2.39 to 2.8)2.16 (2.04 to 2.28)
≥30.02 (0.01 to 0.03)0.03 (0.02 to 0.05)0.03 (0.02 to 0.03)0.02 (0.01 to 0.04)0.04 (0.01 to 0.06)0.03 (0.02 to 0.04)
Mean (±SD)1.02 1.02 to 1.02)1.03 (1.03 to 1.03)1.03 (1.03 to 1.03)1.02 (1.02 to 1.02)1.03 (1.03 to 1.03)1.02 (1.02 to 1.02)
Subacute171.59 (71.25 to 71.94)67.39 (67.08 to 67.69)69.13 (68.90 to 69.35)71.75 (71.36 to 72.15)68.59 (68.12 to 69.06)70.41 (70.1 to 70.71)
224.71 (24.38 to 25.04)27.35 (27.06 to 27.63)26.26 (26.04to 26.47)24.53 (24.15 to 24.9)26.32 (25.87 to 26.77)25.29 (25 to 25.58)
≥33.69 (3.55 to 3.84)5.27 (5.12 to 5.41)4.62 (4.51 to 4.72)3.72 (3.56 to 3.89)5.09 (4.86 to 5.31)4.3 (4.17 to 4.44)
Mean (±SD)1.32 (1.32 to 1.32)1.38 (1.38 to 1.38)1.36 (1.36 to 1.36)1.32 (1.32 to 1.32)1.37 (1.36 to 1.38)1.34 (1.34 to 1.34)
Chronic131.36 (31.04 to 31.67)23.84 (23.65 to 24.05)26.76(26.58 to 26.93)30.91 (30.54 to 31.28)25.58 (25.12 to 26.03)29.07 (28.78 to 29.36)
228.34 (28.03 to 28.64)26.96 (26.74 to 27.17)27.49 (27.31 to 27.67)28.33 (27.97 to 28.69)28.22 (27.75 to 28.68)28.29 (28 to 28.58)
≥340.31 (39.97 to 40.64)49.20 (48.95 to 49.44)45.75 (45.56 to 45.95)40.76 (40.36 to 41.15)46.21 (45.69 to 46.72)42.64 (42.33 to 42.95)
Mean (±SD)2.63 (2.62 to 2.64)2.96 (2.95 to 2.97)2.83 (2.82 to 2.84)2.65 (2.64 to 2.66)2.86 (2.85 to 2.87)2.72 (2.71 to 2.73)
TotalMean (±SD)2.08 (2.07 to 2.09)2.39 (2.38 to 2.40)2.27 (2.27 to 2.27)2.1 (2.09 to 2.11)2.15 (2.14 to 2.16)2.12 (2.11 to 2.13)