Table 3

QALY gain per strategy*

Total QALY for index cases8544851785318548
Total QALY for relatives234315 60015 75416 628
Overall total QALY10.8924.1224.2825.18
  • * The QALY gain per person were derived from the statin treatment as described in the Methods section, then multiplied by the numbers screened both for index cases and relatives.

  • DFH, definite familial hypercholesterolaemia; PFH, possible familial hypercholesterolaemia; QALY, quality-adjusted life-year.