|Weighted event rates|
|Patients||Number of trials (n)||Statins||Control||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*CHD = coronary heart disease; other abbreviations defined in glossary. RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article using a random effects model. Patients in 6 of the 29 statin trials could not be classified as having or not having CHD because 10–90% of patients had CHD.|
|With and without CHD||29 (93 399)||3.2%||3.6%||18% (10 to 24)||220 (140 to 504)|
|With CHD||17 (25 718)||2.6%||3.2%||25% (13 to 35)||190 (112 to 634)|
|Without CHD||6 (19 567)||1.4%||1.9%||23% (5 to 38)||159 (129 to 1667)|
Review: statins reduce non-fatal and fatal strokes in patients with and without coronary heart disease
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