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In those patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension aged 30-74 years, recorded between the preceding 1 April to 31 March (excluding those with pre-existing CHD, diabetes, stroke and/or TIA), who have a recorded CVD risk assessment score (using an agreed risk assessment tool) of>20% in the preceding 15 months: the percentage who are currently treated with statins (unless there is a contraindication)

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Indicator ID:NM26 QOF ID: CVD-PP001
Status:QOF 13/14
Indicator area:Cardiovascular disease - primary prevention
Committee meeting:09 June 2011
Date of publication:01 August 2011

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