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Table 1 STOPP/START criteria applied to the TILDA dataset

From: Prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing and prescribing omissions in older Irish adults: findings from The Irish LongituDinal Study on Ageing study (TILDA)

Physiological system Number of criteria included Percentage of criteria included
STOPP criteria
 Cardiovascular system 8/17 47.1 %
 CNS & psychotropic drugs 4/13 30.8 %
 Gastrointestinal system 1/5 20 %
 Respiratory system 2/3 66.7 %
 Musculoskeletal system 4/8 50 %
 Urogenital system 2/6 33.3 %
 Endocrine system 1/4 25 %
 Drugs that adversely affect those prone to falls 3/5 60 %
 Analgesic drugs 0/3 0 %
 Duplicate drug classes 1/1 100 %
START criteria
 Cardiovascular system 5/8 62.5 %
 Respiratory system 0/3 0 %
 Central nervous system 2/2 100 %
 Gastrointestinal system 0/2 0 %
 Musculoskeletal system 0/3 0 %
 Endocrine system ¾ 75 %