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Table 2 Prevalence per 100 and 95% CIs for the use of any psychotropic drug during the year 2000

From: A three-country comparison of psychotropic medication prevalence in youth

  US (n = 127,157) Netherlands (n = 110,944) Germany (n = 356,520)
Age(yr) Male Female Total* Male Female Total* Male Female Total*
0–4 1.21 0.52 0.88 1.00 0.71 0.86 1.86 1.38 1.63
  1.10–1.34 0.45–0.61 0.87–0.88 0.84–1.18 0.58–0.87 0.85–0.87 1.73–2.00 1.26–1.51 1.62–1.63
5–9 11.95 4.38 8.25 3.99 1.30 2.68 2.85 1.19 2.04
  11.39–12.52 4.03–4.75 8.25–8.26 3.66–4.33 1.11–1.52 2.67–2.69 2.69–3.00 1.09–1.30 2.04–2.04
10–14 14.16 5.97 10.17 5.38 1.95 3.71 3.37 1.33 2.38
  13.48–14.87 5.5–6.46 10.16–10.18 5.00–5.78 1.72–2.2 3.70–3.72 3.22–3.53 1.23–1.44 2.37–2.38
15–19 7.62 6.30 6.98 4.35 4.44 4.40 1.75 2.12 1.93
  7.01–8.26 5.82–6.82 6.97–6.99 4.04–4.68 4.12–4.78 4.39–4.40 1.63–1.87 1.99–2.26 1.93–1.93
Total* 8.87 4.35 6.66 3.72 2.11 2.94 2.47 1.50 2.00
  8.86–8.87 4.34–4.35 6.66–6.67 3.72–3.73 2.11–2.12 2.94–2.94 2.47–2.47 1.5–1.51 2.00–2.00
  1. *Totals were adjusted to the child and adolescent population of the US 2000 census by the direct standardization method.