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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Basic characteristics of adult patients prescribed statins

Characteristics of Patients N (%)
Sex Male 69,327 (44.6)
Female 86,185 (55.4)
Age Group ≥20, and <75 127,562 (82.0)
≥75 27,950 (18.0)
Insurance Type Health insurance 146,950 (94.5)
Medical aid 8,402 (5.4)
Veterans 160 (0.1)
ASCVD Myocardial infarction 2,105 (1.4)
Stroke 10,011 (6.44)
Transient ischemic attack 1,203 (0.8)
Risk factors of ASCVD Angina 13,703 (8.8)
Ischemic heart disease 6,566 (4.2)
Peripheral artery disease 915 (0.6)
Disease of carotid artery 2,522 (1.6)
Aortic aneurysm and dissection 420 (0.3)
Diabetes mellitus 62,209 (40.0)
Atherosclerosis 7,667 (4.9)
Hypertension 98,630 (63.4)
Total 155,512 (100.0)

ASCVD: atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Korean J Clin Pharm 2021;31:198-204 https://doi.org/10.24304/kjcp.2021.31.3.198
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