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Table 3 In-hospital outcomes of patients in tertiles of hospitals with regard to median length of stay

From: National trends in hospital length of stay for acute myocardial infarction in China

  All hospitals (n = 12706) High-tertile hospitals (n = 4784) Middle-tertile hospitals (n = 5105) Low-tertile hospitals (n = 2817) P-value
Recurrent myocardial infarction 67 (0.5) 25 (0.5) 25 (0.5) 17 (0.6) 0.8
Cardiac arrest 124 (1.0) 55 (1.2) 47 (0.9) 22 (0.8) 0.3
Cardiogenic shock 154 (1.2) 63 (1.3) 60 (1.2) 31 (1.1) 0.7
New-onset heart failure 1656 (13.0) 612 (12.8) 688 (13.5) 356 (12.6) 0.9
Recurrent angina 2120 (16.7) 883 (18.5) 702 (13.8) 535 (19.0) 0.08
Atrial fibrillation 310 (2.4) 127 (2.7) 104 (2.0) 79 (2.8) 0.2
Stroke 63 (0.5) 29 (0.6) 22 (0.4) 12 (0.4) 0.4
Bleeding 769 (6.1) 321 (6.7) 314 (6.2) 134 (4.8) 0.2
Acute renal failure 66 (0.5) 26 (0.5) 31 (0.6) 9 (0.3) 0.4
Ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation 426 (3.4) 175 (3.7) 163 (3.2) 88 (3.1) 0.7
Infection 1397 (11.0) 601 (12.6) 551 (10.8) 245 (8.7) 0.04
  1. Numbers in the second to the fifth columns represent count (percentage), unless otherwise specified.