Table 2

Basal characteristics of the experimental, placebo, and control groups

Experimental groupPlacebo groupControl group
% or meanSD% or meanSD% or meanSD
*p<0.05 between the control and the experimental group. The number of packages prescribed per doctor and the cost per prescription refer to the average of the six months before the intervention.
Retirees (%)41.8439.6842.12
Women (%)49.0251.2049.60
Packages prescribed*378.5233.84306.3233.65282.5164.96
Cost per prescription1179.4231.041168.5237.021125.02220.50