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Table 2 Characteristics of hospitals with different extents of decline in nonacute PCIs from 2007 to 2012 in Taiwan

From: Regional and hospital variations in the extent of decline in the proportion of percutaneous coronary interventions performed for nonacute indications – a nationwide population-based study

  Total Largest decline Moderate decline Least decline  
  No % No % No % No % p value*
Level of hospital          0.368
 Tertiary referral medical center 17 24 4 17 5 21 8 35  
 Secondary referral hospital 54 76 20 83 19 79 15 65  
Ownership of hospital          0.762
 Public 21 30 6 25 7 29 8 35  
 Private 50 70 18 75 17 71 15 65  
Volume of total PCI in 2007          0.959
 High (>384) 28 39 8 33 10 42 10 43  
 Moderate (170-384) 22 31 8 33 7 29 7 30  
 Low (<170) 21 30 8 33 7 29 6 26  
Region          0.900
 Taipei 21 30 7 29 6 25 8 35  
 North 9 13 5 21 3 13 1 4  
 Central 15 21 5 21 6 25 4 17  
 South 13 18 3 13 5 21 5 22  
 Kaupin 10 14 3 13 4 17 4 17  
 East 2 3 1 4 0 0 1 4  
Total 71 100 24 100 24 100 23 100  
  1. *Chi-square test