Table 2. Median GP practice list size, median rate of gabapentin, pregabalin, and oxycodone prescriptions per 1000 population per GP practice
2013
Median (95% CI)
2014
Median (95% CI)
2015
Median (95% CI
2016
Median (95% CI)
2017
Median (95% CI)
GP practice list size5022 (4899 to 5096)5100 (4935 to 5141)5283 (5096 to 5300)5478 (5285 to 5485)5760 (5538 to 5772)
Gabapentin prescriptions per 1000 population83.6(82.4 to 85.3)98.7 (97.2 to 100.4)113.3 (110.9 to 115.4)127.2 (124.7 to 129.7)136.2 (133 .3 to 138.5)
Pregabalin prescriptions per 1000 population65.8 (64.3 to 66.8)79.8 (78.6 to 81.4)92.9 (91.2 to 94.9)106.9 (104.9 to 108.8)118.6 (116.8 to 120.2)
Oxycodone prescriptions per 1000 population2.1 (2.0 to 2.1)2.3 (2.2 to 2.3)2.5 (2.4 to 2.7)2.7 (2.6 to 2.8)2.8 (2.8 to 2.9)