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Table 2 Acute coronary syndrome by ethnicity

From: Ethnic differences in the occurrence of acute coronary syndrome: results of the Malaysian National Cardiovascular Disease (NCVD) Database Registry (March 2006 - February 2010)

ACS stratum Ethnic group   χ2‡ df#  P§
  Malays Chinese Indians Others*    
STEMI** 3443(51.7) 1286(42.1) 1221(38.8) 420(58.3) 244 6 0.000
NSTEMI*** 1762(26.5) 899(29.4) 972(30.9) 203(28.2)    
UA**** 1451(21.8) 868(28.4) 952(30.3) 97(13.50)    
  1. *Others: Indigenous (Orang Asli), Kadazan, Melanau, Murut, Bajau, Bidayuh, Iban (minor ethnic groups) and other non-Malaysians.
  2. **STEMI: ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
  3. ***NSTEMI: Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
  4. ****UA: Unstable Angina.
  5. Chi square value.
  6. #Degree of freedom.
  7. §P value.