Table 5

Attributable risk associated with individual risk factors

Aspirin or non-aspirin NSAID use3300
Oral anticoagulants300
Treated heart failure475
Treated diabetes425
Oral corticosteroids325
Prior peptic ulcer1900
Total5-150 7725
  • 5-150 77% of the total 10 000 cases estimated to occur each year in those aged 60 years and over.

  • NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.