Definition

The volume in average active principle per insured person expresses the average volume in basic units constituting the box and dispensed to each insured person. This indicator is part of a longitudinal monitoring.

Example

Let us take the example of a box containing 30 capsules (BU or base units) each containing 50 milligrams of the active principle PA, for which 1,000 UA of this product has been dispensed. over a period for a separate number of 500 social security insured.
The average active ingredient volume per insured person is:
(Sales volume in units x Number of basic units in the box x Dosage in active principle of one basic unit) / Separate number of social insured
Either: (1,000 UC dispensed x 30 capsules x 50 MG) / 500 social insured = 3,000 active ingredient units dispensed on average per social insured.

Terminology

The indicator volume in active ingredient average per insured person can be translated into English as "Volume in active ingredients units per insured person".

Limitation

This indicator is only available for pharmacies data and only for drugs with a WHO ATC class.

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