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Table 4 Sensitivity Analysis

From: Prescribing Alzheimer’s Disease treatments by provider type and geographic region: a comparison among physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants

Alzheimer’s Disease Prescriptions (14-day time window)
  Count Percentage of All Prescriptions
Physicians 282,127 95.27%
 Family Practice 82,482 27.85%
 Internal Medicine 40,600 13.71%
 Multispecialty 29,516 9.97%
 Radiology 16,113 5.44%
 Podiatry 15,396 5.20%
 Neurologya 12,643 4.27%
 Other 85,377 28.83%
Non-Physician Professionals 14,004 4.73%
 Nurse Practitioner 10,367 3.50%
 Physician Assistant 3,637 1.23%
Total 296,131 100%
Alzheimer’s Disease Prescriptions (Same day)
Physicians 98,588 95.65%
 Family Practice 29,655 28.77%
 Neurology 23,924 23.21%
 Internal Medicine 16,254 15.77%
 Multispecialty 8,867 8.60%
 Psychiatry 5,459 5.30%
 Other 14,429 14.0%
Non-Physician Professionals 4,479 4.35%
 Nurse Practitioner 3,477 3.37%
 Physician Assistant 1,002 0.98%
Total 103,067 100%
  1. aNot one of the top 5 physician subtypes identified but included separately due to relevance (AD specialists)