Table 1

Number, percentage and 95% CI of concomitant prescribing in those on ADHD drugs over time (all ages ≤24 years combined)

YearNumberPercentage (95% CI)
AntipsychoticsAnxiolyticsHypnosedativesAntidepressantsTotal on ADHD drugsAntipsychoticsAnxiolyticsHypnosedativesAntidepressants
200511238113519135.85%
(4.80% to 6.91%)
1.99%
(1.36% to 2.61%)
0.58%
(0.24% to 0.91%)
1.83%
(1.23% to 2.43%)
200614541124121016.90%
(5.82% to 7.99%)
1.95%
(1.36% to 2.54%)
0.57%
(0.25% to 0.89%)
1.95%
(1.36% to 2.54%)
200719751124425167.83%
(6.78% to 8.88%)
2.03%
(1.48% to 2.58%)
0.48%
(0.21% to 0.75%)
1.75%
(1.24% to 2.26%)
200820550246328307.24%
(6.29% to 8.20%)
1.77%
(1.28% to 2.25%)
0.85%
(0.51% to 1.19%)
2.23%
(1.68% to 2.77%)
200924559308732357.57%
(6.66% to 8.49%)
1.82%
(1.36% to 2.28%)
0.93%
(0.60% to 1.26%)
2.69%
(2.13% to 3.25%)
2010294564911137417.86%
(7.00% to 8.72%)
1.50%
(1.11% to1.89%)
1.31%
(0.95% to1.67%)
2.97%
(2.42% to3.51%)
2011340715214943497.82%
(7.02% to 8.62%)
1.63%
(1.26% to 2.01%)
1.20%
(0.87% to 1.52%)
3.43%
(2.89% to 3.97%)
2012335715617646337.23%
(6.48% to 7.98%)
1.53%
(1.18% to 1.89%)
1.21%
(0.89% to 1.52%)
3.80%
(3.25% to 4.35%)
2013346757023647387.30%
(6.56% to 8.04%)
1.58%
(1.23% to 1.94%)
1.48%
(1.13% to 1.82%)
4.98%
(4.36% to 5.60%)
2014392989026248758.04%
(7.28% to 8.80%)
2.01%
(1.62% to 2.40%)
1.85%
(1.47% to 2.22%)
5.37%
(4.74% to 6.01%)
20153998410029848538.22%
(7.45% to 8.99%)
1.73%
(1.36% to 2.10%)
2.06%
(1.66% to 2.46%)
6.14%
(5.47% to 6.82%)
  • ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.