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Table 3 I/CCU discharge diagnoses and hospital mortality (%)

From: Nine-year comparison of presentation and management of acute coronary syndromes in Ireland: a national cross-sectional survey

Discharge diagnosis 1994 Census (suspected AMI) % CCU 2003 Survey
   Thrombolysed AMIs (n = 382) Suspected AMI – non-thrombolysed (n = 553) Suspected AMI Suspected Other ACS Total
Myocardial infarction 70 97 86*** 91 19*** 68
Unstable angina 14 <1 6*** 4 47*** 17
Other cardiac 9 5 11** 9 32*** 16
Non cardiac 7 1 5** 3 17*** 8
Mortality 11 9 10 10 1*** 7
  1. Patients may have more than one diagnosis
  2. (*p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001)