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Table 2 Drug treatment and Medication Appropriateness Index

From: Medication quality and quality of life in the elderly, a cohort study

  Study start
  Total Group A Group B Group C
Number of drugs per patient;
median
10.0 8.0 10.0 12.0
Number of drugs lacking indication per patient; median 3.0 1.0 3.0 6.0
Number of drugs lacking indication per patient; min - max 0 - 15 0 - 2 2 - 4 4 - 15
MAI score
median
54.0 18.0 54.0 108.0
MAI score
mean
61.3 16.0 51.3 117.7
MAI score
min - max
0 - 270 0 - 36 36 - 72 72 - 270