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Table 3 Coronary heart disease medication by gender and prevalent coronary heart disease

From: Gender disparities in diabetes and coronary heart disease medication among patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the DIANA study

Medication of interest All With coronary heart disease
  Men Women Men Women
  (n = 624) (n = 522) (n = 147) (n = 67)
  n % n % n % n %
Antihypertensive drug 507 81.3 412 78.9 144 98.0 63 94.0
 Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor 431 69.1 316 60.5 120 81.6 45 67.2
 Diuretic 186 29.9 176 33.7 70 47.9 34 50.7
 Beta-blocker 267 42.8 228 43.7 112 76.2 48 71.6
 Calcium channel blocker 168 26.9 106 20.3 50 34.0 10 14.9
Lipid lowering drug 277 44.4 216 41.4 110 74.8 45 67.2
Aspirin 213 34.1 133 25.5 102 69.4 45 67.2
  1. Number may not always add up to total because of missing values for some items. Significant results (p < 0.05) by χ²-test are printed bold.