Table 1.

Individual and Cumulative Absolute Risk Reductions of Interventions on 10-Year Risk for Myocardial Infarction for Mr. Martin from the Archimedes Risk Calculator*

InterventionsIndividual ARRs (%)Sequential ARRs (%)Risk (%)
Lower SBP to 13074.118.8
Moderate exercise6.85.413.4
ACE inhibitor2.91.111.9
Lower LDL to 1002.60.211.7
  • * Base risk, 36.4%.

  • ARR, absolute risk reductions; SBP, systolic blood pressure; ACE, angiotensin-converting enzyme; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.