Statin use in Aus highest in first world

According to the OECD report, Health at a Glance 2013, Australia had the highest cholesterol-lowering drug consumption in 2011 of 137 defined daily doses (DDD) per 1000 people per day, the highest of all 34 OECD countries. Cholesterol-lowering drug consumption in Australia, just above that of the UK and Slovenia, had more than tripled since 2000.