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Table 3 Hazards ratios and relative risks for the association between statins and health service utilization/mortality in 4232 Nova Scotia seniors discharged from hospital with unstable angina or myocardial infarction

From: The impact of statins on health services utilization and mortality in older adults discharged from hospital with ischemic heart disease: a cohort study

Outcome Impact of Statins on rate of events modeled using Cox Proportional Hazards (HR, 95% CI) (Statin versus No Statin) Impact of Statins on number of events, modeled using Generalized Linear Models (RR, 95% CI) (Statin versus No Statin)
All-cause re-hospitalizations   
Modeled without propensity score 0.84 (0.78-0.90) 0.97 (0.90-1.04)
Modeled with propensity score 0.98 (0.91-1.06) 1.04 (0.97-1.12)
CVD re-hospitalizations   
Modeled without propensity score 0.98 (0.90-1.07) 0.90 (0.86-1.12)
Modeled with propensity score 1.11 (1.02-1.22) 1.03 (0.92-1.16)
All physician visits N/A  
Modeled without propensity score   0.84 (0.79-0.88)
Modeled with propensity score   0.97 (0.92-1.02)
CVD-related physician visits N/A  
Modeled without propensity score   1.18 (1.09-1.29)
Modeled with propensity score   1.34 (1.23-1.46)
Coronary Revascularizations   N/A
Modeled without propensity score 1.55 (1.30-1.84)  
Modeled with propensity score 1.15 (0.97-1.36)  
Mortality   N/A
Modeled without propensity score 0.41 (0.35-0.49)  
Modeled with propensity score 0.74 (0.63-0.88)