Table 3

Prescribed or self-medication use among adult and child participants, by sex and age

Prescribed medicationSelf-medicationBoth
n%n%n%
Total33320.31589.6553.4
Adults
(18<=)
Total27726.110810.2555.2
SexMale17524.6*7610.7253.5
Female10229.0*329.1308.5
Age18–297616.2†429.0*91.9
30–397122.3†4815.1*216.6
40–495836.7†127.6*127.6
50–594152.6†56.4*1012.8
≥603175.6†12.4*37.3
Children
(<18)
Total569.7508.710.1
SexBoys268.3206.410.3
Girls3011.33011.300
Age0–42917.02715.810.6
5–9148.274.100
10–1365.265.200
14–1775.7108.200
  • *Difference is significant at the 0.01 level.

  • †Difference is significant at the 0.001 level.