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Table 3 Percentage of GMS Claimants & GMS Expenditure (€m) by ATC group and Sex (2012)

From: Factors influencing the variation in GMS prescribing expenditure in Ireland

Sex N   C   A   R   Total (€m) Total GMS
% (€m) % (€m) % (€m) % (€m) N,C,A,R Cost (€m)
Females 31 178.02 20 125.31 27 96.23 22 62.80 462.37 687.12
Males 29 124.82 22 113.75 25 76.53 23 52.54 367.64 537.74
% of Total 36 302.85 29 239.06 21 172.76 14 115.34 830.01 1224.86
  1. N Nervous System, C Cardiovascular System, A Alimentary Tract & Metabolism, R Respiratory System
  2. The most expensive group (females) is highlighted in bold
  3. The underlined data in Table 3 shows the highest prescribing frequency for females (N,A) and males (C,R)