Table 2—

Major cardiovascular event rate in patients with diabetes by A1C, age, screening LDL cholesterol, and duration of diabetes

Atorvastatin 10 mg (n = 753)
Atorvastatin 80 mg (n = 748)
P value for heterogeneity
Event rate (%)nEvent rate (%)n
A1C ≤716.22909.2261
A1C >720.635915.93590.30
Quintiles of baseline age (years)
    ≤52.916.31479.0155
    >52.9–59.111.614611.2142
    >59.1–64.520.416717.2134
    >64.5–69.419.015814.8142
    >69.422.213517.01650.24
Quintiles of screening LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)
    ≤14217.913411.9143
    >142–15418.515113.0154
    >154–16616.916013.2144
    >166–18421.415414.6157
    >18415.115216.01500.78
Quintiles of duration of diabetes (years)
    ≤215.014712.3138
    >2–419.310913.8116
    >4–815.818412.3162
    >8–1418.513013.3150
    >1424.216115.41620.99
    A1C ≤716.22909.2261
    A1C >720.635915.93590.30