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Table 2 Percent prevalence of antipsychotic drug use in 2005/6 and 2012 in 0–19 year-olds in cohorts from 5 countries, divided by gender

From: A multi-national comparison of antipsychotic drug use in children and adolescents, 2005–2012

  2005 (USA:2006) M/F ratio 2012 M/F ratio
Denmark
 F 0.22 [0.21–0.23] 1.39 0.40 [0.39–0.42] 1.38
 M 0.31 [0.29–0.32] 0.56 [0.54–0.58]
Germany
 F 0.16 [0.15–0.17] 1.85 0.19 [0.18–0.20] 2.28
 M 0.29 [0.28–0.30] 0.44 [0.43–0.46]
Netherlands
 F 0.37 [0.33–0.42] 3.18 0.51 [0.46–0.57] 2.87
 M 1.19 [1.11–1.27] 1.54 [1.45–1.63]
United Kingdom
 F 0.07 [0.06–0.08] 2.15 0.09 [0.08–0.10] 1.88
 M 0.14 [0.13–0.16] 0.18 [0.17–0.19]
USA (2006)a
 F 0.55 [0.50–0.61] 2.39 0.52 [0.46–0.59] 1.95
 M 1.32 [1.24–1.40] 1.05 [0.97–1.14]
  1. Numbers in brackets = 95% confidence interval
  2. For the USA, only data from 2006 to 2012 were available
  3. M male; F Female
  4. aBased on 2006