Predictive factors of self-medicated drug use among the Spanish adult population.

@article{CarrascoGarrido2008PredictiveFO,
  title={Predictive factors of self-medicated drug use among the Spanish adult population.},
  author={Pilar Carrasco-Garrido and Rodrigo Jim{\'e}nez-Garc{\'i}a and Valent{\'i}n Hern{\'a}ndez Barrera and A. Gil de Miguel},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={193-9}
}
PURPOSE Our study aimed at describing the prevalence of self-medicated drug use among the Spanish adult population and to identify the predictive factors of such self-medication in Spain. METHODS Descriptive, cross-sectional study covering the Spanish adult population, using data drawn from the 2003 Spanish National Health Survey (ENSS). A total of 19 514 subjects were analysed. The independent variables were socio-demographic and health-related, and the dependent variable was self-medicated… CONTINUE READING

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