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Table 3 Descriptive characteristics of sample by statin use and goal attainment.

From: Cholesterol treatment with statins: Who is left out and who makes it to goal?

  Goal Attainment by Statin Use
  Non-User
N = 6043
User
N = 537
Total 0.90 0.81
Age group   
   21-34 0.97 1.00
   35-44 0.94 0.83
   45-54 0.88 0.88
   55-64 0.82 0.76
   ≥ 65 0.70 0.80
Female 0.95 0.88
Race/Ethnicity   
   White 0.89 0.82
   Black 0.91 0.73
   Hispanic 0.93 0.79
   Other 0.88 0.82
   <100% 0.87 0.54
   100-149% 0.88 0.72
   150-199% 0.89 0.79
   200-299% 0.89 0.82
   300-499% 0.91 0.88
   ≥ 500% 0.91 0.86
Education   
   <12 years 0.85 0.78
   12 years 0.87 0.81
   >12 years 0.92 0.83
No Insurance 0.93 0.79
Usual Source of Care 0.89 0.82
   0 0.92 0.69
   1 0.92 0.84
   2 0.89 0.80
   3 0.87 0.80
   4 0.85 0.82
   ≥ 5 0.91 0.87
English Spoken at Home 0.89 0.82
Survey Year   
   1999-2000 0.88 0.62
   2001-2002 0.89 0.77
   2003-2004 0.90 0.83
   2005-2006 0.91 0.83
  1. Notes: Proportions are population weighted. Source: NHANES 1999-2006