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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression models for each population subgroup, defined according to use of percutaneous cardiovascular procedures: Variables associated with in-hospital mortality.

From: Hospital mortality in acute coronary syndrome: differences related to gender and use of percutaneous coronary procedures

Variables (*) OR 95% CI
No procedure (N = 36,817)
  Gender     
   Female 1.16 1.07 1.24
  Age     
   65–74 years 1.01 0.69 1.47
   45–64 years 0.28 0.25 0.31
   <45 years 0.17 0.12 0.24
  Diagnosis     
   AMI 7.53 6.80 8.33
  Charlson     
   ChS 1 1.17 1.08 1.27
   ChS 2 1.46 1.30 1.64
   ChS > 2 2.31 2.02 2.64
Diagnostic Catheterisation (N = 3,786)
  Age     
   65–74 years 1.01 0.69 1.47
   45–64 years 0.43 0.28 0.66
   <45 years 0.08 0.02 0.35
  Diagnosis     
   AMI 4.17 2.89 6.00
  Charlson     
   ChS 1 1.22 0.89 1.68
   ChS 2 1.63 1.00 2.65
   ChS > 2 2.05 1.08 3.86
Diagnostic Catheterisation and PTCA (N = 5,404)
  Age     
   65–74 years 0.64 0.45 0.92
   45–64 years 0.27 0.19 0.40
   <45 years 0.18 0.09 0.38
  Diagnosis     
   AMI 7.63 4.02 14.48
  Charlson     
   ChS 1 1.13 0.84 1.52
   ChS 2 1.02 0.56 1.86
   ChS > 2 2.73 1.42 5.25
  1. * The reference categories were: male gender, age > 74 years, diagnosis of unstable angina, Charlson = 0.
  2. AMI: Acute myocardial infarction. ChS: Charlson Score. PTCA: percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty