Table 1

Demographic factors and filled prescription data in cases with advanced gastric cancer (AGC) and matched controls
Variables AGC (n=983) Control (n=983)
N % N %
Mean age, y 62.6 62.6
Sex
    Men 752 76.5 752 76.5
    Women 231 23.5 231 23.5
Statin user 99 10.1 367 37.3
Atorvastatin 31 31.3 143 39.0
Simvastatin 27 27.3 67 18.2
Rosuvastatin 11 11.1 59 16.1
Pravastatin 12 12.1 48 13.1
Pitavastatin 4 4.0 18 4.9
Others 14 14.1 32 8.7
Statin exposure duration (year)
0 - < 0.5 884 89.9 616 62.7
0.5 – 1.0 38 3.9 71 7.2
1.0 – 1.5 12 1.2 61 6.2
1.5 – 2.0 13 1.3 41 4.2
>2.0 36 3.7 194 19.7
Aspirin
Yes 184 18.7 347 35.3

Lee et al.

Lee et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:596   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-596

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