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Table 2 Example of index patients, with annual risks of stroke or CHD events, and all cause risk of death.

From: Cost-effectiveness of medical interventions to prevent cardiovascular disease in a sub-Saharan African country – the case of Tanzania

Index patient Very high High Medium Low Very high High Medium Low  
Sex Male Male Male Female Male Male Male Female  
SBP 170 160 150 150 170 160 150 150  
Smoking Yes No No No Yes No No No  
Age Annual risk of stroke Annual risk of CHD All cause mortality
42 0.006 0.003 0.003 0.001 0.015 0.008 0.007 0.004 0.019
47 0.007 0.004 0.003 0.001 0.019 0.011 0.010 0.007 0.020
52 0.009 0.005 0.004 0.002 0.023 0.014 0.013 0.009 0.021
57 0.011 0.006 0.005 0.003 0.027 0.017 0.016 0.011 0.024
62 0.014 0.008 0.007 0.004 0.031 0.021 0.019 0.012 0.032
67 0.018 0.010 0.009 0.005 0.035 0.024 0.022 0.013 0.043
72 0.023 0.012 0.011 0.007 0.038 0.027 0.025 0.013 0.062