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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of AMI hospitalizations by race/ethnicitya

From: Racial/ethnic disparities among Asian Americans in inpatient acute myocardial infarction mortality in the United States

Variable Asian White Black Hispanic
Number of diagnoses (SD) 11.3 (6.2) 11.3 (5.2) 11.6 (5.2)* 10.8 (5.2)*
Length of stay, days (SD) 6.2 (7.4)* 5.3 (17.4) 5.6 (7.0)* 5.9 (19.5)*
Types of AMI
 STEMI 35.2* 32.7 25.3* 32.1*
 NSTEMI 64.8* 67.3 74.7* 67.9*
Receipt of invasive cardiac procedures
 PCI 48.0 48.2 41.0* 47.6*
 CABG 10.6* 9.3 6.5* 10.2*
Receipt of invasive cardiac procedures by AMI type
 STEMI (n = 158,623)
  PCI 69.5 72.1 68.1* 72.2
  CABG 8.0* 7.3 5.4* 8.1*
 NSTEMI (n = 337,849)
  PCI 36.3 36.5 31.9* 35.9*
  CABG 12.0* 10.2 6.9* 11.3*
  1. aValues are means (standard deviation) or percentages of patients
  2. *P-value< 0.05 when each of the racial/ethnic group (Asian, White, or Black) was compared to White