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Table 1 The cohort as of January 1, 2002, according to gender, age and educational level

From: Is the high-risk strategy to prevent cardiovascular disease equitable? A pharmacoepidemiological cohort study

Gender Educational Levela 20-39 40-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+ All
   N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N
Male 1 (Basic) 215,607 (32) 120,082 (24) 79,745 (30) 53,249 (42) 25,022 (43) 131 (1) 493,837
  2 229,083 (34) 210,144 (42) 108,985 (41) 46,910 (37) 13,966 (24) 0 (0) 609,087
  3 134,755 (20) 50,034 (10) 15,949 (6) 5,071 (4) 1,746 (3) 0 (0) 207,555
  4 (High) 80,853 (12) 95,065 (19) 50,505 (19) 17,750 (14) 6,401 (11) 262 (2) 250,836
  Missing 20,213 (3) 25,017 (5) 10,633 (4) 2,536 (2) 10,474 (18) 12,722 (97) 81,594
  All 673,773 500,343 265,816 126,784 58,190 13,115 1,638,021
Female 1 (Basic) 171,753 (27) 141,319 (29) 109,669 (40) 91,760 (59) 52,508 (55) 320 (1) 567,329
  2 190,837 (30) 160,811 (33) 95,961 (35) 40,437 (26) 15,275 (16) 0 (0) 503,320
  3 146,308 (23) 38,984 (8) 13,709 (5) 4,666 (3) 1,909 (2) 0 (0) 205,576
  4 (High) 114,502 (18) 126,700 (26) 46,609 (17) 17,108 (11) 5,728 (6) 0 (0) 310,647
  Missing 19,084 (3) 24,365 (5) 8,225 (3) 3,111 (2) 20,048 (21) 31,359 (98) 106,192
  All 636,122 487,306 274,173 155,525 95,469 31,999 1,680,594
Both Total 1,309,895 987,646 539,989 822,298 101,359 45,114 3,318,615
  1. Danish residents without register markers of CVD, diabetes and/or statin treatment.
  2. a) Educational levels:
  3. 1) 7–10 years basic school, 2) Vocational training after basic school, 3) High school or 9/10 years basic school with 1 year higher education 4) More than two years higher education.