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Table 1 Demographic factors and filled prescription data in cases with advanced gastric cancer (AGC) and matched controls

From: Statins and the risk of gastric cancer in diabetes patients

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