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Table 3 Consumption of anxiolytics-hypnotics and drugs for obstructive airway diseases: consumption pre-wildfire (Aug-Sep 2005) and consumption post-wildfire (Aug-Sep 2006)

From: Respiratory and mental health effects of wildfires: an ecological study in Galician municipalities (north-west Spain)

  Anxiolytics - Hypnotics
(N05B & N05C)
Drugs for obstructive airway diseases
(R03)
  DDDs* mean and (standard deviation) DDDs* mean and (standard deviation)
  Pre-wildfire period 2005 (Aug - Sep) Post-wildfire period 2006 (Aug - Sep) Pre-wildfire period 2005 (Aug - Sep) Post-wildfire period 2006 (Aug - Sep)
Total population     
   Municipalities: no exposure 104.26 (89.10) 107.78 (92.40) 75.93 (71.18) 75.62 (71.55)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 90.16 (78.14) 100.71 (81.81) 69.51 (67.87) 73.62 (67.21)
   Municipalities: high exposure 89.81 (75.82) 99.37 (79.93) 73.26 (69.12) 73.91 (67.46)
Men     
   Municipalities: no exposure 77.19 (67.84) 79.62 (70.87) 95.46 (86.73) 94.38 (87.09)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 68.52 (58.71) 76.86 (62.38) 89.93 (82.84) 92.68 (80.58)
   Municipalities: high exposure 67.74 (57.14) 74.81 (61.16) 94.80 (84.15) 94.24 (81.38)
Women     
   Municipalities: no exposure 131.32 (99.22) 135.95 (102.48) 56.28 (43.02) 56.76 (44.22)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 111.70 (88.56) 124.55 (91.57) 49.18 (39.35) 54.48 (42.65)
   Municipalities: high exposure 111.89 (85.32) 123.93 (88.62) 51.82 (39.75) 53.58 (40.86)
Non-pensioners     
   Municipalities: no exposure 35.34 (25.26) 35.37 (23.29) 19.16 (10.01) 18.61 (9.84)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 29.17 (17.23) 33.51 (18.39) 16.21 (7.92) 17.01 (7.47)
   Municipalities: high exposure 25.95 (17.19) 33.07 (17.56) 17.86 (8.06) 17.18 (6.21)
Pensioners     
   Municipalities: no exposure 173.17 (75.61) 180.19 (77.69) 131.78 (60.47) 132.33 (60.49)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 150.86 (67.03) 167.90 (63.30) 122.56 (58.99) 129.98 (50.84)
   Municipalities: high exposure 149.68 (63.47) 165.67 (60.55) 128.41 (58.00) 130.64 (51.16)
Male non-pensioners     
   Municipalities: no exposure 20.17 (9.75) 19.95 (9.13) 18.81 (9.18) 18.31 (7.48)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 18.22 (8.39) 21.17 (8.37) 17.29 (8.08) 17.97 (7.59)
   Municipalities: high exposure 18.16 (6.86) 19.93 (7.12) 18.63 (8.17) 17.93 (6.38)
Female non-pensioners     
   Municipalities: no exposure 50.52 (27.45) 50.81 (22.93) 19.52 (10.82) 18.91 (11.79)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 40.02 (16.88) 45.85 (17.37) 15.13 (7.68) 16.04 (7.24)
   Municipalities: high exposure 41.74 (16.31) 46.21 (14.85) 17.10 (7.91) 16.42 (5.97)
Male pensioners     
   Municipalities: no exposure 134.21 (50.85) 139.29 (53.08) 171.30 (57.21) 170.45 (59.13)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 118.35 (42.27) 132.55 (38.55) 161.90 (56.20) 167.38 (41.52)
   Municipalities: high exposure 117.31 (39.40) 129.69 (37.23) 170.28 (50.44) 170.55 (38.90)
Female pensioners     
   Municipalities: no exposure 212.12 (76.43) 221.08 (77.07) 92.26 (30.37) 94.21 (30.40)
   Municipalities: med. exposure 183.38 (71.47) 203.26 (63.58) 83.23 (26.68) 92.57 (25.39)
   Municipalities: high exposure 182.04 (66.53) 201.65 (58.03) 86.55 (26.03) 90.74 (23.06)
  1. * Defined daily doses per 1000 inhabitants/day