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Table 6 Complete-case Analysis of Proportion on Preventive Medications by Time Interval Since Last Hospitalized

From: Recent hospitalization for Non-coronary events and use of preventive medications for coronary artery disease: An observational cohort study

  Medication
(n = Eligible Patients)
  Aspirin
(n = 7,311)
β-blocker
(n = 9,524)
ACE-I/ARB
(n = 7,383)
Lipid Lowering
(n = 9,370)
All Meds
(n = 8,267)
Time Interval Since
ACS Hospitalization
Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI)* Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI)* Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI)* Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI)* Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI)*
< 6 months 78 (75-81) 77 (74-80) 82 (80-84) 82 (79-84) 69 (66-72) 68 (64-71) 74 (72-77) 74 (72-77) 41 (38-45) 38 (34-42)
6-12 months 73 (68-78) 71 (66-76) 85 (82-88) 84 (80-87) 71 (66-76) 70 (64-74) 74 (70-78) 73 (68-77) 39 (33-45) 35 (29-41)
12-24 months 66 (62-71)|| 65 (60-69)|| 81 (77-84) 79 (75-82) 75 (71-79) 74 (69-78) 74 (70-77) 73 (69-76) 38 (33-43) 34 (29-39)
> 24 months 56 (55-57)|| 57 (56-58)|| 68 (67-69)|| 70 (68-71)|| 59 (57-60)|| 60 (59-61)|| 63 (62-64)|| 64 (63-65)|| 22 (21-23)|| 22 (20-23)||
Time Interval Since
Non-ACS Hospitalization
Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI) Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI) Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI) Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI) Unadjusted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted Proportion (95% CI)
< 6 months 65 (62-67) 64 (62-66) 73 (71-74) 73 (71-75) 60 (58-63) 59 (57-62) 61 (60-63) 63 (61-65) 25 (23-28) 23 (21-25)
6-12 months 61 (57-64) 61 (57-64) 73 (70-75) 73 (70-76) 64 (60-67) 63 (59-67) 66 (63-69)§ 67 (64-70) 26 (23-30) 24 (20-27)
12-24 months 59 (55-62)§ 59 (56-62) 71 (68-74) 72 (69-75) 61 (58-64) 61 (58-65) 63 (60-66) 64 (61-67) 27 (24-30) 25 (21-28)
> 24 months 58 (57-60)|| 60 (58-61)§ 70 (69-71) 73 (71-74) 62 (60-63) 64 (62-65)§ 68 (67-69)|| 69 (67-70)|| 26 (25-28) 25 (24-27)
  1. *Adjusted for age, sex, race, socioeconomic status, current smoker, hypertension, diabetes, congestive heart failure, cerebral vascular disease, peripheral vascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and time since non-ACS hospitalization.
  2. †Adjusted for covariates as above with time since last ACS hospitalization in place of time since non-ACS hospitalization.
  3. ‡ p < 0.05 compared to < 6 months.
  4. § p < 0.01 compared to < 6 months.
  5. || p < 0.001 compared to < 6 months.