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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies (eight study populations; 13 articles)

From: Mortality and morbidity trends after the first year in survivors of acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review

Study region Data source(s) Study years Study population Number Mean age (years) Men (%) Follow-up (years) Reference
Denmark National Prescription Register, National Patient Register, Central Population Register 1997–2006 Individuals aged ≥30 years with first MI and without prior diabetes 77,147 70 61 Up to 5 Norgaard et al. 2010 [19]
Spain Single center Coronary Care Unit Registry 1988–2008 Individuals aged ≥75 years with first STEMI 1393 81 49 1 and 5 Viana-Tejedor et al. 2015 [23]
Sweden National Hospital Discharge Register, National Cause of Death Registry 1993–2004 Individuals admitted for first MI (no prior HF or CAD) 175,216 69 64 3 Shafazand et al. 2011 [21]
  RIKS-HIA 1996–2007 Individuals with first STEMI 61,238 70 65 Up to 15 Jernberg et al. 2011 [13]
  National Inpatient Register 1987–2006 Individuals with first MI aged 25–54 years 37,276 NR 81 4 Nielsen et al. 2014 [18]
  Northern Sweden MONICA MI Registry, Swedish National Cause of Death Registry 1985–2006 Individuals with first MI 8630 56 78 Median: 7.1 Isaksson et al. 2011 [12]
Netherlands Thoraxcenter ICCU, Erasmus University Medical Center 1985–2008 Individuals hospitalized for MI      
    With NSTEMIa 7614 63 70 3 Nauta et al. 2011 [15]
    With STEMIa 6820 61 75 3 Nauta et al. 2011 [15]
        10 Snelder et al. 2013 [22]
    With renal impairmentb 8632    Up to 20 Nauta et al. 2013 [17]
    With diabetesa 2015    Up to 20 Nauta et al. 2012 [14]
    With elevated blood glucosec 4671    Up to 20 Deckers et al. 2013 [11]
    Womena 4028    Up to 20 Nauta et al. 2012 [16]
United Kingdom CALIBER (CPRD, MINAP, HES, and ONS) 2000–2010 Individuals with stable angina, other CHD, unstable angina, STEMI, NSTEMI, or unclassified MI 102,023 (STEMI: 4700; NSTEMI: 6818; unclassified MI: 9620) STEMI: 66; NSTEMI: 72; unclassified MI: 69 STEMI: 72; NSTEMI: 63; unclassified MI: 65 Mean: 4.4d Rapsomaniki et al. 2014 [20]
  1. CAD coronary artery disease, CALIBER CArdiovascular disease research using LInked BEspoke studies and electronic health Records, CHD coronary heart disease, CPRD Clinical Practice Research Datalink, HES Hospital Episodes Statistics, HF heart failure, ICCU intensive coronary care unit, MI myocardial infarction, MINAP Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project registry, MONICA MONItoring trends and determinants in CArdiovascular disease, NR not reported, NSTEMI non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction, ONS Office for National Statistics, RIKS-HIA Register of Information and Knowledge about Swedish Heart Intensive care Admissions, STEMI ST-elevation myocardial infarction
  2. aOf 14,434 individuals hospitalized for MI
  3. bOf 12,087 individuals hospitalized for MI
  4. cOf 11,324 individuals hospitalized for MI
  5. dFollow-up started 6 months after the event