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Percentage of teens aged 15 – 19 years filling one or more prescriptions for an antidepressant

Description

Presents rates for prescription of antidepressant medication among Alberta teesn from 2009 to 2013. Finds that percentage of males filling a prescription increased from 2.5 to 3.6 per cent, while females increased from 4.9 to 7.2 per cent.

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adolescents antidepressants prescriptions

Title and publication information

Series Title

Health Trends Alberta

Extent

1 page

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-03-04

Date Added

2015-10-02T21:26:06.254628

Date Modified

2014-03-04

Date Issued

2014-03-04

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Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

Health Trends Alberta provides a snapshot on a wide range of health topics. Within a one-page format, they provide a description of a topic, why it is important, and what the trend is like in Alberta. The purpose of these reports is to stimulate thought and discussion on a variety of health related topics, and make known some of the numerous issues dealt with by the Alberta health system.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health, Surveillance and Assessment Branch