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Table 1 LDL-C levels and statin utilization of patients at various time points

From: How low should we target the LDL goal to improve survival for acute coronary syndrome patients in Hong Kong?

   LDL-C ≤ 1.8 1.8 < LDL-C ≤2.6 LDL-C > 2.6 P value
Before admission Statin group (n = 130)a 15 (11.5 %) 37 (28.5 %) 78 (60.0 %) 0.203
Non-statin group (n = 61)a 13 (21.3 %) 16 (26.2 %) 32 (52.5 %)
Total (n = 191) 28 (14.7 %) 53 (27.7 %) 110 (57.6 %) /
Latest during hospitalization Statin group (n = 269)a 25 (9.3 %) 65 (24.2 %) 179 (66.5 %) <0.001
Non-statin group (n = 71)a 8 (11.3 %) 33 (46.5 %) 30 (42.3 %)
Total (n = 340) 33 (9.7 %) 98 (28.8 %) 209 (61.%) /
Half-year post-discharge Statin group (n = 272)a 98 (36.0 %) 115 (42.3 %) 59 (21.7 %) <0.001
Non-statin group (n = 61)a 15 (20.3 %) 23 (31.1 %) 36 (48.6 %)
Total (n = 191) 113 (32.7 %) 138 (39.9 %) 95 (27.5 %) /
  1. aPatients were stratified according to prescription of statins at discharge