Table 2.

Prevalence of medication usage among the study population of all newly diagnosed prostate cancer cases in Finland in 1995 to 2002 and their individually matched controls

Cholesterol drug useCases
Controls
n% of totaln% of total
Total number24,72310024,723100
Statin use
    Yes2,62210.62,4399.9
    No22,10189.422,28490.1
Fibrate use
    Yes2200.92110.9
    No24,50399.124,51299.1
Usage of other cholesterol drugs*
    Yes610.2520.2
    No24,66299.824,67199.8
Antidiabetic medication use
    Yes2,2018.92,4069.7
    No22,52291.122,31790.3
Antihypertensive drug use
    Yes12,64851.211,86648.0
    No12,07548.812,85752.0
  • * Includes users of resins and acipimox.