Table 1.

Rates of initiation according to whether statins would be indicated according to prevailing guideline

GroupaIndicationStatin initiated, n (%)Statin not initiated, n (%)Total, n
UncodedIndicated7550 (6.2)114 471 (93.8)122 021
Not indicated9532 (3.2)291 448 (96.8)300 980
Total17 082 (4.0)405 919 (96.0)423 001
Coded (indication by calculated QRISK2)Indicated6252 (19.2)26 243 (80.8)32 495
Not indicated1959 (2.3)82 821 (97.7)84 780
Total8211 (7.0)109 064 (93.0)117 275
Coded (indication by coded QRISK2)Indicated6978 (19.2)29 286 (80.8)36 264
Not indicated1233 (1.5)79 778 (98.5)81 011
Total8211 (7.0)109 064 (93.0)117 275
  • a Excluding the 146 284 entries from 2014.