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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the cohort (N = 232,507)

From: Exploring gender differences in medication consumption and mortality in a cohort of hypertensive patients in Northern Italy

  N %
Women Men Total Women Men Total
Age class
30–34 374 687 1,061 0.29 0.66 0.46
35–39 1,038 1,723 2,761 0.81 1.66 1.19
40–44 2,786 4,656 7,442 2.16 4.49 3.2
45–49 6,045 9,022 15,067 4.69 8.7 6.48
50–54 10,489 13,642 24,131 8.14 13.16 10.38
55–59 12,583 14,842 27,425 9.77 14.32 11.8
60–64 14,247 14,492 28,739 11.06 13.98 12.36
65–69 16,625 13,888 30,513 12.9 13.4 13.12
70–74 16,929 11,572 28,501 13.14 11.16 12.26
75–79 17,931 9,596 27,527 13.92 9.26 11.84
80–84 14,270 5,629 19,899 11.07 5.43 8.56
85–89 9,663 2,795 12,458 7.5 2.7 5.36
90–94 4,565 936 5,501 3.54 0.9 2.37
95–99 1,310 172 1,482 1.02 0.17 0.64
Nationality
Italian 121,736 99,199 220,935 94.48 95.7 95.02
Non-Italian 7,119 4,453 11,572 5.52 4.3 4.98
Deprivation Index
Very low 31,419 26,715 58,134 24.38 25.77 25
Low 31,530 26,601 58,131 24.47 25.66 25
High 32,290 25,829 58,119 25.06 24.92 25
Very high 33,616 24,507 58,123 26.09 23.64 25
Hospital admission
No 106,805 85,157 191,962 82.89 82.16 82.56
 Yes 22,050 18,495 40,545 17.11 17.84 17.44
First-aid access
No 82,081 69,063 151,144 63.7 66.63 65.01
Yes 46,774 34,589 81,363 36.3 33.37 34.99
Treated
No 8,756 6,709 15,465 6.8 6.47 6.65
Yes 120,099 96,943 217,042 93.2 93.53 93.35
80% Compliance
No 25,702 18,352 44,054 19.95 17.71 18.95
Yes 103,153 85,300 188,453 80.05 82.29 81.05
Death (all causes)
No 125,232 101,849 227,081 97.19 98.26 97.67
Yes 3,623 1,803 5,426 2.81 1.74 2.33
Death (CVDs)
No 127,464 103,037 230,501 98.92 99.41 99.14
Yes 1,391 615 2,006 1.08 0.59 0.86