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Table 6 Prevalence per 100 and 95% CIs for the use of antidepressants 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 0.14 0.06 0.10 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.00 0.02
  0.10–0.19 0.04–0.09 0.10–0.10 0.00–0.06 0.01–0.07 0.02–0.02 0.01–0.05 0.00–0.01 0.01–0.02
5–9 2.24 0.74 1.51 0.30 0.09 0.20 0.13 0.09 0.11
  1.99–2.50 0.59–0.90 1.50–1.52 0.22–0.41 0.05–0.16 0.19–0.20 0.10–0.17 0.06–0.12 0.11–0.11
10–14 4.67 3.26 3.98 0.57 0.30 0.44 0.18 0.09 0.14
  4.26–5.11 2.91–3.64 3.97–3.99 0.45–0.71 0.22–0.41 0.43–0.44 0.14–0.22 0.07–0.12 0.13–0.14
15–19 5.03 5.21 5.12 1.16 1.74 1.44 0.29 0.58 0.43
  4.53–5.56 4.77–5.68 5.11–5.13 1.00–1.34 1.54–1.96 1.44–1.45 0.24–0.34 0.51–0.65 0.43–0.43
Total* 3.06 2.34 2.71 0.52 0.54 0.53 0.16 0.19 0.17
  3.06–3.07 2.34–2.34 2.71–2.71 0.52–0.52 0.54–0.54 0.53–0.53 0.16–0.16 0.19–0.19 0.17–0.18
  1. *Totals were adjusted to the child and adolescent population of the US 2000 census by the direct standardization method.