Table 4

Predicted health consequences over 25 years, of 2 mm Hg reduction in systolic blood pressure in the whole population in Norway. Discount rate 0.05

YearReduction in number of fatal events fromReduction in number of non-fatal events fromLife years savedDiscounted life years saved
MI4-150stroke4-151MIstroke
1–510146462 0291 9392 6742 195
6–10161510363 2313 10912 1018 087
11–1515359603 0702 88119 71410 417
16–2015179053 0342 71624 64210 231
21–2516009253 2002 77428 2259 190
1–257281447214 56413 41987 35640 120
25+−1137−786−2 273−2 35861 16312 173
Total6144368612 29111 061148 51952 293
  • 4-150 MI: myocardial infarction;

  • 4-151 stroke: cerebral stroke.