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Table 1 Total pre-hospital delay, decision time, decision to first medical admission time and referral time for patients with myocardial infarction

From: Pre-hospital delay in patients with myocardial infarction: an observational study in a tertiary care hospital of northern Bangladesh

Characteristics N Time in hours, median (IQR)
Total pre-hospital delay 337 9.0 (13.0)
Decision time 337 2.0 (2.8)
Decision to first medical admission time*
 Overall 337 1.0 (1.0)
  Admission to RMCH 199 1.5 (1.2)
  Admission to Primary care center 138 1.0 (1.0)
 Referral time*
  Overall 138 4.0 (7.5)
  Private hospital 26 7.5 (17.0)
  Government hospital 112 4.0 (5.75)
  1. *Difference between different groups: Mann-Whitney U Test, P-value < 0.01