Table 2.

Illustrative case

Case 1aCase 2a
White, 50-year-old maleWhite, 60-year-old male
TC/HDL = 4.0TC/HDL = 4.2
Systolic BP = 130 mmHgSystolic BP = 155 mmHg
Non-smokerHeavy smoker
Actual QRISK2 score = 4.6%Actual QRISK2 score = 20.3%
Case 1 (QRISK2 score = 4.6%)Case 2 (QRISK2 score = 20.3%)
TC = 4.2 mmol/LTC = 7.0 mmol/LTC = 4.2 mmol/LTC = 7.0 mmol/L
QRISK2 coded; probability of statin being prescribed, %0.32.09.539.7
QRISK2 not coded; probability of statin being prescribed, %0.16.10.719.3
  • a Year set to 2016. BP = blood pressure. HDL = high-density lipoprotein. TC = total cholesterol.