Table 1.

Proportion of patients taking at least one prescribed medication by class

Non-opiate analgesics55%
Opioids44%
Statins43%
Loop diuretics37%
Proton pump inhibitors37%
Vitamin D / calcium35%
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors / angiotensin receptor blocker33%
Beta blockers31%
Osmotic laxatives26%
Antiplatelet25%