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Table 2 Profiles of hypertensive patients who were statins users versus non-users

From: Statins use is associated with poorer glycaemic control in a cohort of hypertensive patients with diabetes and without diabetes

  Statin users (n = 810) Statin non users (n = 250) P-value 95% CI
Mean (SD) age (years) 62.23 (9.81) 61.16 (12.16) 0.205* -2.725, 0.586
DM [n(%)] 415 (81.9) 92 (18.1) <0.001**  
Non DM [n(%)] 395 (71.4) 158 (28.6)   
On DM medication [n(%)] 391 (83.7) 76 (16.3) <0.001**  
Not on DM medication [n(%)] 419 (70.7) 174 (29.3)   
HbA1c# n = 444 n = 110   
Mean IFCC unit (SD) mmol/mol 59 (19) 52 (16) 0.001* -10.378, -2.801
Mean NGSP unit (SD) % 7.5 (1.7) 6.9 (1.5) 0.001* -0.942, -0.247
FBG# n = 746 n = 219   
Mean (SD) mmol/L 6.63 (2.49) 6.05 (1.93) <0.001* -0.886, -0.261
  1. DM=Diabetes mellitus; HbA1c=Glycated haemoglobin; FBG=Fasting blood glucose.
  2. IFCC = International Federation of Clinical Chemistry; NGSP = National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program.
  3. #Most recent result in the past one year.
  4. *Independent sample t-test.
  5. **Chi-square test.