A comparison of two methods for estimating refill adherence to statins in Sweden: the RARE project.

@article{Lesn2011ACO,
  title={A comparison of two methods for estimating refill adherence to statins in Sweden: the RARE project.},
  author={Eva Les{\'e}n and Tatiana Zverkova Sandstr{\"o}m and Anders Carlsten and Anna Kristina J{\"o}nsson and A C M{\aa}rdby and Karolina Andersson Sundell},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={1073-9}
}
PURPOSE To analyse and compare refill adherence to statins estimated with two different methods with a focus on sensitivity to definitions. METHODS Individuals aged 18-85 years who filled a statin prescription for the first time in 1.5 years during 1 January-30 June 2007 were followed until emigration or death or until 2 years after their first statin purchase. The data were collected via linkage between the Swedish Prescribed Drug Register, the National Patient Register and the Total… CONTINUE READING

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