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Table 1 Patient characteristics according to the presence of a cardiac catheterisation laboratory

From: 30-day in-hospital mortality after acute myocardial infarction in Tuscany (Italy): An observational study using hospital discharge data

Characteristics All (n=5,832) Presence of cardiac catheterisation lab.
No (n=2,315) Yes (n=3,517) p-value
Age in years, mean [SD] 72.38 [13.05] 74.62 [12.39] 70.90 [13.26] <0.001
Gender (%)     <0.001
Male 3,610 (61.90) 1,335 (57.67) 2,275 (64.69)  
Female 2,222 (38.10) 980 (42.33) 1,242 (35.31)  
Hospital stay in days, mean [SD] 6.79 [5.62] 6.43 [5.54] 7.03 [5.67] <0.001
Comorbidities (%)     <0.001
No 3,918 (67.18) 1,412 (60.99) 2,506 (71.25)  
Yes 1,914 (32.82) 903 (39.01) 1,011 (28.75)  
Specific comorbidities (%)     
Hematologic diseases 181 (3.10) 81 (3.50) 100 (2.84) 0.158
History of heart failure 352 (6.04) 184 (7.95) 168 (4.78) <0.001
Cerebrovascular diseases 273 (4.68) 139 (6.00) 134 (3.81) <0.001
History of cerebrovascular diseases 261 (4.48) 123 (5.31) 138 (3.92) 0.012
Vascular diseases 259 (4.44) 107 (4.62) 152 (4.32) 0.588
History of vascular diseases 177 (3.03) 77 (3.33) 100 (2.84) 0.293
Chronic nephropathies 470 (8.06) 234 (10.11) 236 (6.71) <0.001
History of chronic nephropathies 237 (4.06) 128 (5.53) 109 (3.10) <0.001
History of tumours 167 (2.86) 81 (3.50) 86 (2.45) 0.018
History of diabetes 373 (6.40) 185 (7.99) 188 (5.35) <0.001
History of hypertensive disease 582 (9.98) 278 (12.01) 304 (8.64) <0.001
History of other forms of ischemic heart disease 597 (10.24) 294 (12.70) 303 (8.62) <0.001
History of conduction disorders and cardiac dysrhythmias 288 (4.94) 152 (6.57) 136 (3.87) <0.001
History of COPD 182 (3.10) 105 (4.54) 77 (2.19) <0.001
ST-segment elevation (%)     <0.001
NSTEMI 3,082 (52.85) 1,509 (65.18) 1,573 (44.73)  
STEMI 2,750 (47.15) 806 (34.82) 1,944 (55.27)  
  1. COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, SD standard deviation, STEMI ST elevation myocardial infarction, NSTEMI Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.