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Table 2 Use of cardiovascular medication (CVM) in 2008 among persons not on treatment in 1997-99: Males: n = 9 283, females: n = 10 969

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

Birth year Sex CVM (%)
   CVM 1 drug Statin Statin alone
1950 M 34.1 20.0 18.8 7.1
  F 30.4 11.5 13.4 7.1
1951 M 28.7 15.8 16.6 6.4
  F 24.9 10.4 10.9 5.8
1953 M 30.0 17.2 16.0 6.2
  F 23.5 10.9 10.5 4.6
1954 M 26.9 15.5 15.3 5.4
  F 24.8 10.7 11.4 6.1
1955 M 23.4 12.6 12.6 5.1
  F 20.6 8.0 9.1 4.5
1956 M 22.5 12.3 12.0 5.1
  F 19.7 8.6 7.6 3.3
1957 M 21.3 10.7 11.5 5.4
  F 17.1 7.1 6.5 2.9
Total M 26.0 14.4 14.2 5.6
  F 22.3 9.4 9.6 4.6