Table 3Effect of age on cost-effectiveness using the price of atorvastatin 80mg

AgeCost/QALY (ICER)
20–39£19,649
40–59£13,437
60–74£26,254
Over 75£33,569

Cost of high intensity statins (assuming price of atorvastatin fall to the level of generic simvastatin 80mg)

From: Appendix E, Health Economic modelling

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