Prescrizione di farmaci nella popolazione pediatrica immigrata della Regione Lombardia

Translated title of the contribution: Drug prescription to the migrant paediatric population in Italy's Lombardy Region

Antonio Clavenna, Marco Sequi, Valeria Confalonieri, Angela Bortolotti, Ida Fortino, Luca Merlino, Maurizio Bonati

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Abstract

Aims. To compare drug prescription to migrant and native children in the Lombardy Region, Italy. Design. Data collected in administrative healthcare databases of the Lombardy Region, Italy, were analysed. A total of 12,287 children, less than 18 years old bom in low and middle income countries outside the European Union (defined as migrants), were selected. For each migrant, two children bom in Italy (natives) were randomly selected, matched by age, sex, and physician. The prevalence of drug prescriptions in the two groups during 2010 were compared. Results. A total of 4,673 migrants (38%, 95% CI 37-39%) and 11,723 natives (48%, 95% CI 47-49%) received at least one drug prescriptions (χ2=310; p

Translated title of the contributionDrug prescription to the migrant paediatric population in Italy's Lombardy Region
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)52-60
Number of pages9
JournalRicerca e Pratica
Volume30
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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