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Table 2 Prescribed psychotropic medication.

From: Psychotropic medication use among nursing home residents in Austria: a cross-sectional study

Residents with at least one prescription of ... n = 1375 ICCC
Any psychotropic medication 74.6 (72.0–77.2) 0.016
Antipsychotic medication 45.9 (42.7–49.1) 0.023
   Conventional, low potency 31.5 (28.4–34.5) 0.025
   Conventional, middle and high potency 6.4 (5.2–7.7) 0.006
   Atypical 19.5 (17.2–21.8) 0.014
Anxiolytic medication 22.2 (20.0–24.5) 0.009
   Benzodiazepine 21.6 (19.3–23.9) 0.011
   Other 0.9 (0.4–1.3) 0.000
Hypnotic medication 13.3 (11.3–15.4) 0.017
   Benzodiazepine 11.4 (9.6–13.3) 0.015
   Zolpidem, Zopiclon 2.0 (1.4–2.6) 0.000
Antidepressant medication 36.8 (34.1–39.6) 0.012
   Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor 30.8 (28.2–33.5) 0.013
   Tricyclic 8.2 (7.0–9.5) 0.000
   Other 2.1 (1.3–2.9) 0.015
  1. Values are cluster-adjusted percentages (95% confidence interval) and intracluster correlation coefficients (ICCC).