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Table 1 Age and sex distribution of participants (n = 22 298) in The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK) 1997-99 and participants (n = 20 252) included in the 2008 record linkage study, where individuals using cardiovascular medication (CVM) in 1997-99 had been excluded (n = 2 046)

From: Does present use of cardiovascular medication reflect elevated cardiovascular risk scores estimated ten years ago? A population based longitudinal observational study

Birth year 1997-99 2008
  Males n (%) Females n (%) Males n (%) Females n (%)
1950 881 (8.6) 1 067 (8.9) 833 (9.0) 1 028 (9.4)
1951 783 (7.6) 1 002 (8.3) 745 (8.0) 967 (8.8)
1953 1 725 (16.8) 1 982 (16.4) 1 661 (17.9) 1 755 (16.0)
1954 1 721 (16.8) 2 023 (16.8) 1 390 (15.0) 1 796 (16.4)
1955 1 703 (16.6) 2 036 (16.9) 1437 (15.5) 1 641 (15.0)
1956 1 721 (16.8) 1 996 (16.6) 1 647 (17.7) 1 931 (17.6)
1957 1 715 (16.7) 1 943 (16.1) 1 570 (16.9) 1 851 (16.9)
Total 10 249 (100%) 12 049 (100%) 9 283 (100%) 10 969 (100%)