Can gender difference in prescription drug use be explained by gender-related morbidity?: a study on a Swedish population during 2006.

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T1 - Can gender difference in prescription drug use be explained by gender-related morbidity?: a study on a Swedish population during 2006.

AU - Berg Skoog, Jessica

AU - Midlöv, Patrik

AU - Borgquist, Lars

AU - Sundquist, Jan

AU - Halling, Anders

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - It has been reported that there is a difference in drug prescription between males and females. Even after adjustment for multi-morbidity, females tend to use more prescription drugs compared to males. In this study, we wanted to analyse whether the gender difference in drug treatment could be explained by gender-related morbidity.

AB - It has been reported that there is a difference in drug prescription between males and females. Even after adjustment for multi-morbidity, females tend to use more prescription drugs compared to males. In this study, we wanted to analyse whether the gender difference in drug treatment could be explained by gender-related morbidity.

U2 - 10.1186/1471-2458-14-329

DO - 10.1186/1471-2458-14-329

M3 - Article

C2 - 24713023

VL - 14

JO - BMC Public Health

JF - BMC Public Health

SN - 1471-2458

IS - 1

M1 - 329

ER -