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Table 2 Patients' characteristics in the study population (n = 51,216)

From: Gaining insight into benzodiazepine prescribing in General Practice in France: a data-based study

Patients 18+  
Mean age in years (SD) 45,7 (18,4)
% of patients of 65 or older 17.5
% females 54,5
Nb consultations/patient/year (SD) 3,2 (2.7)
% patients with > 4 consultations/year 24
Nb consultations/patient/year with at least one prescription (SD) 2,6 (2.3)
% patients with at least one prescription 91,3
% of patients with at least one BZD prescription 12,5
% patients  
   - with anxiety 3.7
   - with depression 10.3
   - with insomnia 4.1
   - with cardiovascular diseases 18.2
   - with arthropathic diseases 22.4