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Table 7 Comparison between Western and Asian in rosuvastatin and atorvastatin

From: The difference between Asian and Western in the effect of LDL-C lowering therapy on coronary atherosclerotic plaque: a meta-analysis report

  Rosuvastatin Atorvastatin
  Western Asian p Western Asian p
N/arm 869/2 304/3   772/2 366/6  
Mean LDL-C at baseline (mg) 124.2 ± 5.1 123.1 ± 14.6 0.928 129.8 ± 14.2 124.1 ± 12.7 0.610
Mean LDL-C at follow up (mg) 61.9 ± 0.9 67.2 ± 13.8 0.642 73.1 ± 4.1 72.9 ± 14.2 0.986
LDL-C Mean reducing percentage 49.9 ± 2.6 44.0 ± 4.8 0.221 43.0 ± 2.1 40.7 ± 5.5 0.600
Statin dosage (mg) 40.0 ± 0.0 14.1 ± 4.9 0.006 80.0 ± 0.0 18.9 ± 2.9 <0.001
Duration (month) 24.0 ± 0.0 10.3 ± 3.7 0.016 22.0 ± 2.8 7.8 ± 2.2 <0.001
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