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Table 1 Aspirin use

From: Cardiovascular and gastrointestinal effects of COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs: achieving a balance

  %
Age (years) Aspirin Acetaminophen Nonaspirin NSAIDsa
37–55 (n = 20) 25 35 20
56–65 (n = 58) 50 45 10
66–75 (n = 127) 51 40 10
≥ 76 (n = 119) 48 45 8
Total (n = 324) 48 43 10
  1. Shown are the percentages of long-term cyclo-oxygenase (COX)-2 inhibitor users taking aspirin, acetaminophen, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by age group [43]. aNaproxen, sodium, or ibuprofen. Reproduced with permission from [43].