Description: Figure 51 shows the absolute difference in age-specific incidence in vascular events for current users of OC compared to nonusers. The increased risk is greatest for DVT, with all others being 30 per 100,000 or less.

Figure 51Increase in age-specific incidence of vascular events in current OC users versus noncurrent users

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