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Table 2 Potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) in the study sample

From: Quality use of medicines in patients with chronic kidney disease

CharacteristicNumber (%)
PIMs
 018,803 (65.4)
 17555 (26.3)
 21866 (6.5)
 ≥ 3505 (1.8)
Patients with potentially inappropriate dose7312 (25.5)
 021,417 (74.5)
 15983 (20.8)
 21143 (4.0)
 ≥ 3186 (0.6)
Patients with potentially contraindicated medication3786 (13.2)
 024,943 (86.8)
 13494 (12.2)
 2265 (0.9)
 ≥ 327 (0.1)
Patients with both potentially inappropriate dose and contraindicated medication1171 (4.1)