U.S. adults aged 40+ using prescription cholesterol-lowering drugs by condition 2012

Percentage of U.S. adults aged 40 years and over using prescription cholesterol-lowering medication in 2011-2012, by medical condition*

U.S. adults aged 40+ using prescription cholesterol-lowering drugs by condition 2012 This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults aged 40 years and over that used prescription cholesterol-lowering medication within the past 30 days in 2011-2012, by selected medical conditions. During this time, 62.8 percent of adults with diabetes reported using cholesterol-lowering medication. Elevated cholesterol levels is a major risk factor in the development of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common diseases in the country and the leading cause of mortality.
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Percentage of U.S. adults aged 40 years and over using prescription cholesterol-lowering medication in 2011-2012, by medical condition*

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Percentage of adults
Cardiovascular disease70.8%
Diabetes62.8%
Hypercholesterolemia53.9%
Percentage of adults
Cardiovascular disease70.8%
Diabetes62.8%
Hypercholesterolemia53.9%
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This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults aged 40 years and over that used prescription cholesterol-lowering medication within the past 30 days in 2011-2012, by selected medical conditions. During this time, 62.8 percent of adults with diabetes reported using cholesterol-lowering medication. Elevated cholesterol levels is a major risk factor in the development of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common diseases in the country and the leading cause of mortality.
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