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Table 3 Treatments, transfer status, in-hospital events, and mortality

From: The use of percutaneous coronary intervention in black and white veterans with acute myocardial infarction

Variable Black (n = 680) White (n = 3529) P-value
Cardiac catheterization ≤ 30 days from admission 59% 57% 0.52
Percutaneous coronary intervention ≤ 12 hours from admission 8% 8% 0.80
Percutaneous coronary intervention ≤ 30 days from admission 32% 40% <0.0001
Drug eluting stent 7% 10% 0.024
Transfer to another hospital for percutaneous coronary intervention 8% 15% <0.0001
Coronary artery bypass graft surgery ≤ 30 days from admission 5% 8% 0.001
  1. AMI Acute myocardial infarction