Table 4

Adherence to evidence-based cardiovascular preventive therapies by sex

AllFemalesMalesP value
Hypertensive patients with albuminuria who were taking ACE inhibitors or ARBs, %42.439.150.4<0.01
Patients with dyslipidaemia and prior cardiovascular events who were taking statins, %41.536.454.3<0.01
Patients with prior cardiovascular events or chronic atrial fibrillation who were taking antithrombotic drugs, %86.385.987.2<0.01
  • ARBs, angiotensin II receptor blockers.