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Table 1 Characteristics of patients intervened by pharmacists, according to a) category, b) age, and c) sex

From: Potential drug-related problems detected by routine pharmaceutical interventions: safety and economic contributions made by hospital pharmacists in Japan

  Number and percentage of cases
a) Category
 Inpatient 2008 84.5%
 Outpatient 341 14.4%
 Unknown 27 1.1%
 Overall 2376 100%
b) Age (years)
 0–9 90 3.8%
 10–19 37 1.6%
 20–29 31 1.3%
 30–39 61 2.6%
 40–49 134 5.6%
 50–59 187 7.9%
 60–69 487 20.5%
 70–79 588 24.7%
 80–89 589 24.8%
 90+ 153 6.4%
 Unknown 19 0.8%
 Overall 2376 100%
 65+ 1621 68.2%
 75+ 1005 42.3%
c) Sex
 Male 1213 51.1%
 Female 1155 48.6%
 Unknown 8 0.3%
 Overall 2376 100%