Table 3

Proportion of patients on cardiovascular drug therapy

Cardiovascular medicineOverall n (%)Males n (%)Females n (%)
Antiplatelets/anticoagulants1158 (96.0)844 (96)314 (96)
Lipid-lowering drugs (Statins)1078 (89.4)790 (89.9)288 (88.1)
Renin angiotensin aldosterone system inhibitors455 (37.7)309 (30.2)144 (44.1)
Calcium channel blockers215 (17.8)145 (16.5)70 (21.4)
Diuretics147 (12.2)99 (11.3)48 (14.7)
Betablockers822 (68.2)610 (69.5)212 (64.8)
Insulin*134 (22)94 (21.76)40 (22.59)
Oral hypoglycaemic agents*495 (81.28)353 (81.71)142 (80.23)
  • *Data from 609 patients with diabetes only.