Antihypertensive drug comparisons in patients with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, or renal disease*

Outcomes ComparisonEvent ratesRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
StrokeCA v D or β3.9% v 4.3%13% (2 to 23)172 (97 to 1113)
*Follow up ranged from 4–5 years. β = β-blocker; CA = calcium antagonist; D = diuretic; CAD = coronary artery disease. Other abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, RRI, NNT, NNH, and CI calculated from data in article.
CADCA v D or β4.9% v 4.3%12% (0 to 26)Borderline significance