TABLE 2

Medication Use by Race/Ethnicity and Insurance Status

Any medication, n (%)2 medications, n (%)≥3 medications, n (%)Stimulant, n (%)α-agonist, n (%)SSRI, n (%)Atypical antipsychotic, n (%)
Race (N=2853)P < 0.0001P = .003P = .16P < .0001P = .22P = .0002P = .35
Caucasian (n =2226)610 (27)181 (8)108 (5)328 (15)167 (8)213 (10)193 (9)
Non-Caucasian (n =627)112 (18)29 (5)22 (4)53 (8)38 (6)30 (5)47 (8)
Ethnicity (N =2759P = .0002P < .003P < .05P < .02P = .23P = .0003P < .03
Hispanic or Latino (n = 278)45 (16)8 (3)6 (2)24 (9)15 (5)8 (3)14 (5)
Non-Hispanic or Latino (n = 2481)658 (26)198 (8)120 (5)345 (14)183 (7)229 (9)222 (9)
Insurance Status (N = 2840)P = .003P = .06P = .32P = .075P < .0004P < .01P < .01
Private (n = 1306)365 (28)107 (8)49 (4)195 (15)92 (7)133 (10)118 (9)
Public (n = 922)227 (25)57 (6)36 (4)110 (12)87 (9)59 (6)89 (10)
Other/none (n = 625)130 (21)35 (6)16 (3)76 (12)26 (4)51 (8)33 (5)