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Table 3 Usage rates of medical treatment categories and relapse PPPM (values in 2016 were adjusted)

From: Recent transition of medical cost and relapse rate of multiple sclerosis in Japan based on analysis of a health insurance claims database

PPPM200820092010201120122013201420152016
Inpatient0.0530.0490.0420.0360.0370.0360.0320.0320.030
Outpatient1.061.071.080.990.950.900.910.860.83
Imaging0.170.170.140.130.140.160.150.130.13
Lab test0.750.900.710.680.710.680.640.650.62
Prescription drugRelapse treatmentNumber of prescription0.440.460.330.320.260.170.170.150.15
DMTNumber of prescription0.390.330.400.390.340.390.400.360.35
Days supplied/Prescription18.0720.8216.0616.1319.4621.5823.5628.3128.64
total days supplied7.066.846.456.226.558.349.4610.129.98
OthersNumber of prescription7.748.207.917.206.455.885.755.735.65
Relapse0.0320.0360.0310.0310.0250.0240.0230.0200.019