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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Participation in disease management programs and major adverse cardiac events in patients after acute myocardial infarction: a longitudinal study based on registry data

   DMP only CR only Both None Total
N = 83 N = 451 N = 189 N = 371 N = 1094
Age (mean) Years 70.9 64.9 64.5 69.9 67.0
(95% CI) (68.5–73.2) (63.8–66.0) (62.9–66.1) (68.6–71.2) (66.2–67.7)
Age groups pct      
25–49   3.6 11.5 12.2 6.2 9.2
50–59   16.9 25.1 22.2 18.9 21.9
60–69   19.3 28.2 27.5 20.5 24.8
70–79   42.2 23.7 33.3 31.0 29.3
80+   18.1 11.5 4.8 23.5 14.9
Male sex pct 77.1 71.8 68.3 69.5 70.8
  (95% CI) (66.6–85.6) (67.4–76.0) (61.1–74.8) (64.6–74.2) (68.1–73.5)
Diabetes pct 27.7 18.6 9.5 14.8 16.5
(95% CI) (18.5–38.6) (15.1–22.5) (5.7–14.6) (11.4–18.9) (14.3–18.8)
Smoker pct 19.3 38.1 30.2 28.0 31.9
(95% CI) (11.4–29.4) (33.6–42.8) (23.7–37.2) (23.5–32.9) (29.2–34.8)
Hypertension pct 91.6 83.2 79.4 83.8 83.4
(95% CI) (85.6–97.4) (79.4–86.5) (72.9–84.9) (79.7–87.4) (81.0–85.5)
Obesity pct 20.5 25.9 17.5 18.9 21.7
(95% CI) (12.4–30.8) (22.0–30.3) (12.3–23.6) (15.0–23.2) (19.3–24.2)
STEMI Pct 28.9 51.0 48.7 34.0 43.1
(95% CI) (19.5–39.9) (46.3–55.7) (41.4–56.0) (29.2–39.0) (40.2–46.1)
  1. DMP disease management program, CR cardiac rehabilitation; smoker and diabetes only relevant if being current at the time of the initial myocardial infarction registered in the data base
  2. age/age groups = age in years at the time of the initial acute myocardial infarction