Prescribed medicine usage in the Netherlands 2016, by type

Share of individuals using prescribed medicine in the Netherlands in 2016, by type

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 27, 2019
Prescribed medicine usage in the Netherlands 2016, by type This statistic displays the share of individuals using prescribed medicine in the Netherlands in 2016, by type. It shows that roughly two-thirds of the population in the Netherlands were prescribed drugs in 2016, with the largest group using antibiotics (20.6 percent).
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Share of individuals using prescribed medicine in the Netherlands in 2016, by type

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Share of the total population
All drugs66.2%
Antibiotics20.6%
Lipid modifying agents11.5%
Beta blocking agents9.4%
Drugs for obstructive airway diseases8.8%
Antidepressants5.9%
Diabetes drugs4.7%
Share of the total population
All drugs66.2%
Antibiotics20.6%
Lipid modifying agents11.5%
Beta blocking agents9.4%
Drugs for obstructive airway diseases8.8%
Antidepressants5.9%
Diabetes drugs4.7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 27, 2019
This statistic displays the share of individuals using prescribed medicine in the Netherlands in 2016, by type. It shows that roughly two-thirds of the population in the Netherlands were prescribed drugs in 2016, with the largest group using antibiotics (20.6 percent).
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