Statin prescribing in Nottingham general practices: a cross-sectional study.

BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to determine the effect of deprivation on variations in statin prescribing in Nottingham general practices. Deprivation is used as a measure of population cardiovascular morbidity and need for statin treatment. The setting was all 118 general practices in contract with Nottingham Health Authority. METHODS A cross… CONTINUE READING