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Proportion of Japanese outpatients filling prescriptions for long-term medication regimens [Corrigendum]

Authors Kurata K, Onuki M, Yoshizumi K, Taniai E, Dobashi A

Received 23 May 2019

Accepted for publication 23 May 2019

Published 5 June 2019 Volume 2019:13 Pages 913—914


Kurata K, Onuki M, Yoshizumi K, et al. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2019;13:667–673.

On page 667, “Results” in the Abstract section should read from “Results: A total of 34,549 outpatients received longterm medications under the above conditions (4.4% of all patients in the database) . . . ” to “Results: A total of 34,549 outpatients received long-term medications under the above conditions (13.8% of all patients in the database) . . . ”
On page 668, the first sentence in the “Results” section should read from “Medication records for the 1-year survey included 787,451 outpatients. Among these patients, 158,938 (20.2%) had medications prescribed more than twice and with each medication prescribed for ≥14 days. Of these patients, 34,549 (4.4% of all patients in the database) received medications for ≥330 total days between initial and final dispensation date and ≥180 total days of medication supplies.” to “Medication records for the 1-year survey included 249,697 outpatients. Among these patients, 158,938 (63.7%) had medications prescribed more than twice and with each medication prescribed for ≥14 days. Of these patients, 34,549 (13.8% of all patients in the database) received medications for ≥330 total days between initial and final dispensation date and ≥180 total days of medication supplies.”
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