Statin compliance lower among educated

Feeling confident that your well-heeled patients are obediently taking their statins? Think again: the better educated they are, the less compliant they’re likely to be.

The surprise finding comes in an analysis of real-world statin adherence involving more than 45,000 Australians in the NSW-based 45 and Up Study.

Speaking a language other than English at home was the strongest predictor of non-adherence, especially for people