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Table 2 Frequency of cardiovascular outcomes according to the cardiovascular risk group and adherence status for the matched and unmatched samples

From: Effectiveness of a prevention program in the incidence of cardiovascular outcomes in a low-income population from Colombia: a real-world propensity score-matched cohort study

Risk group Adherence status Person-years Frequency of patients Frequency of events Rate 95% CI
Lower bound Upper bound
Matched sample
 High Risk with DM Adherent 7855 4061 47 6,0 4,4 8,0
Non-adherent 7450 4050 70 9,4 7,3 11,8
 High Risk without DM Adherent 876 508 7 8,0 3,2 16,5
Non-adherent 755 537 32 42,9 29,4 60,5
 Medium Risk Adherent 22,120 11,509 114 5,2 4,3 6,2
Non-adherent 15,709 8650 294 18,7 16,7 21,0
 Low Risk Adherent 7396 3865 12 1,6 0,8 2,8
Non-adherent 4962 2471 62 12,5 9,6 16,0
Unmatched sample
 High Risk with DM Adherent 8092 4224 48 5,9 4,4 7,9
Non-adherent 21,925 10,983 212 9,7 8,4 11,1
 High Risk without DM Adherent 934 541 7 7,5 3,0 15,4
Non-adherent 4241 2323 91 21,5 17,3 26,3
 Medium Risk Adherent 22,591 11,797 114 5,0 4,2 6,1
Non-adherent 30,711 15,123 344 11,2 10,0 12,4
 Low Risk Adherent 7743 4051 16 2,1 1,2 3,4
Non-adherent 7694 3465 47 6,1 4,5 8,1
  1. CI Confidence Interval, DM Diabetes Mellitus