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Table 2 More frequent ACGs and ACGs with more expenditure

From: Variability in prescription drug expenditures explained by adjusted clinical groups (ACG) case-mix: A cross-sectional study of patient electronic records in primary care

ACG Description N % cumulate%
300 Acute Minor, Age 6+ 7087 10.8 10.8
4100 2–3 Other ADG Combinations, Age 35+ 6544 10 20.8
4910 6–9 Other ADG Combinations, Age 35+, 0–1 Major ADGs 4948 7.5 28.3
2100 Acute Minor/Likely to Recur, Age 6+, w/o Allergy 3763 5.7 34
4410 4–5 Other ADG Combinations, Age 45+, no Major ADGs 2878 4.4 38.4
1800 Acute Minor/Acute Major 2799 4.3 42.7
4420 4–5 Other ADG Combinations, Age 45+, 1 Major ADGs 2444 3.7 46.4
500 Likely to Recur, w/o Allergies 2333 3.6 50
3600 Acute Minor/Acute Major/Likely to Recur/Chronic Medical: Stable 2102 3.2 53.2
400 Acute Major 1860 2.8 56
3200 Acute Minor/Acute Major/Likely to Recur, Age 12+, w/o Allergy 1859 2.8 58.8
2300 Acute Minor/Chronic Medical: Stable 1704 2.6 61.4
1600 Preventive/Administrative 1522 2.3 63.7
4310 4–5 Other ADG Combinations, Age 18 to 44, no Major ADGs 1380 2.1 65.8
4920 6–9 Other ADG Combinations, Age 35+, 2 Major ADGs 1342 2 67.8
2500 Acute Minor/Psychosocial, w/o Psychosocial Unstable 1282 2 69.8
3500 Acute Minor/Likely to Recur/Psychosocial 1188 1.8 71.6
ACG Description   mean expenditure RW
4940 6–9 Other ADG Combinations, Age 35+, 4+ Major ADGs   1674.5 6.1
5060 10+ Other ADG Combinations, Age 18+, 3 Major ADGs   1519.5 5.5
5050 10+ Other ADG Combinations, Age 18+, 2 Major ADGs   1397.4 5.1
4930 6–9 Other ADG Combinations, Age 35+, 3 Major ADGs   1358.6 4.9
5070 10+ Other ADG Combinations, Age 18+, 4+ Major ADGs   1278.6 4.6
4920 6–9 Other ADG Combinations, Age 35+, 2 Major ADGs   1049.3 3.8
5040 10+ Other ADG Combinations, Age 18+, 0–1 Major ADGs   924.0 3.3
4430 4–5 Other ADG Combinations, Age 45+, 2+ Major ADGs   884.8 3.2
1400 Psychosocial, w/Psychosocial Unstable, w/o Psychosocial Stable   755.1 2.7
4420 4–5 Other ADG Combinations, Age 45+, 1 Major ADGs   741.2 2.7
4910 6–9 Other ADG Combinations, Age 35+, 0–1 Major ADGs   703.0 2.5
800 Chronic Medical: Unstable   630.6 2.3
2700 Acute Minor/Psychosocial, w/Psychosocial Unstable/Psychosocial Stable   617.7 2.2
4730 6–9 Other ADG Combinations, Males, Age 18 to 34, 2+ Major ADGs   615.1 2.2
  1. More frequent ACG categories (above) and ACG with higher relative weights (RW) for pharmaceutical expenditure (below).