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Table 2 Dutch in-hospital mortality for myocardial infarction 1996–2003: deaths tabulated by age and place of death within 30, 90 and 365 days of admission

From: Mortality in Dutch hospitals: Trends in time, place and cause of death after admission for myocardial infarction and stroke. An observational study

  Deaths during initial admission Deaths in same hospital. during subsequent admission Deaths in a different hospital Deaths outside hospital All locations
Time after admission N % N % N % N % N %
Ages 35–74           
deaths in 0–29 days *     *      
1996–1997 2,257 86.8 68 2.6 153 5.9 123 4.7 2,601 100.0
1998–1999 1,967 82.1 69 2.9 207 8.6 153 6.4 2,396 100.0
2000–2001 1,793 79.9 81 3.6 242 10.8 128 5.7 2,244 100.0
2002–2003 1,627 79.7 75 3.7 223 10.9 116 5.7 2,041 100.0
deaths in 30–89 days           
1996–1997 47 10.5 121 27.0 65 14.5 215 48.0 448 100.0
1998–1999 50 14.6 110 32.2 44 12.9 138 40.4 342 100.0
2000–2001 42 12.5 99 29.4 63 18.7 133 39.5 337 100.0
2002–2003 37 11.2 115 34.8 65 19.7 113 34.2 330 100.0
deaths in 90–364 days           
1996–1997 4 0.4 317 35.3 137 15.3 439 48.9 897 100.0
1998–1999 3 0.4 242 33.1 110 15.0 376 51.4 731 100.0
2000–2001 3 0.4 247 35.2 113 16.1 338 48.2 701 100.0
2002–2003 5 0.8 203 34.2 94 15.8 292 49.2 594 100.0
Ages 75+           
deaths in 0–29 days *     *      
1996–1997 2,956 89.3 79 2.4 87 2.6 188 5.7 3,310 100.0
1998–1999 2,869 88.5 92 2.8 102 3.1 178 5.5 3,241 100.0
2000–2001 2,674 86.4 118 3.8 130 4.2 173 5.6 3,095 100.0
2002–2003 2,618 83.7 119 3.8 168 5.4 222 7.1 3,127 100.0
deaths in 30–89 days           
1996–1997 80 14.2 173 30.7 45 8.0 265 47.1 563 100.0
1998–1999 73 12.6 170 29.3 66 11.4 271 46.7 580 100.0
2000–2001 88 15.8 161 28.9 61 11.0 247 44.3 557 100.0
2002–2003 69 12.2 161 28.4 49 8.7 287 50.7 566 100.0
deaths in 90–364 days           
1996–1997 5 0.5 368 33.8 103 9.5 613 56.3 1,089 100.0
1998–1999 9 0.9 330 31.8 114 11.0 584 56.3 1,037 100.0
2000–2001 8 0.8 329 31.2 96 9.1 620 58.9 1,053 100.0
2002–2003 7 0.6 377 34.0 88 7.9 638 57.5 1,110 100.0
  1. * 2-sided chi-square test trend significant p < .001.
  2. 2-sided chi-square test trend significant p < .05