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Table 5 Invasive procedures and culprit arteries 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)

Invasive procedures Ethnic group   χ2‡ df  P#
Malays Chinese Indians Others*
PCI (%) 874(13.1) 490(16.0) 518(16.5) 119(16.5) 27.2 3 0.000
CABG (%) 95(1.4) 41(1.3) 21(0.7) 13(1.8) 12.3 3 0.006
LMA involvement (%) 184(2.8) 82(2.7) 84(2.7) 30(4.2) 5.3 3 0.150
Culprit Artery        
LAD (%) 591(56.3) 314(56.3) 339(58.0) 81(59.6) 13.1 12 0.359
RCA (%) 318(30.3) 172(30.8) 147(25.2) 37(27.2)    
LCX (%) 103(9.8) 53(9.5) 70(12.0) 15(11.0)    
LMA (%) 18(1.7) 8(1.4) 8(1.4) 2(1.5)    
Bypass graft (%) 20(1.9) 11(2.0) 20(3.4) 1(0.7)    
  1. Categorical variables are expressed as number (%).
  2. *Others: Indigenous (Orang Asli), Kadazan, Melanau, Murut, Bajau, Bidayuh, Iban (minor ethnic groups) and other non-Malaysians.
  3. Pearson Chi-Square.
  4. #P value.
  5. PCI: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
  6. CABG: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.
  7. LMA: Left Main Artery.
  8. LAD: Left Anterior Descending artery.
  9. LCX: Left Circumflex artery.
  10. RCA: Right Coronary Artery.