Share of individuals using prescribed medicine in the Netherlands in 2015, by type

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Share of the total population
All drugs66.3%
Antibiotics21.2%
Lipid modifying agents11.3%
Beta blocking agents9.5%
Drugs for obstructive airway diseases8.9%
Antidepressants5.9%
Diabetes drugs4.7%

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This statistic displays the share of individuals using prescribed medicine in the Netherlands in 2015, by type. It shows that roughly two-thirds of the population in the Netherlands were prescribed drugs in 2015, with the largest group using antibiotics (21.2 percent).
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Release date
December 2016
Region
Netherlands
Survey time period
2015
Supplementary notes
The source adds the following information: "the number of persons prescribed drugs that are reimbursed under compulsory health care insurance, expressed as a percentage of the total population. The total population consists of all people registered in the municipal population register (GBA) in the year under review."

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