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Table 3 Socio-economic aspects and conventional risk factors

From: The role of the socio-economic environment on medical outcomes after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

  All patients (%) Dead (%) Income pre-tax (€) Residents per general practitioner (n) Residents per internal specialist (n) Compulsory education only (%) Academic degree (%) Unemployment rate (%)
Average for all patients    30,318 1382 5942 22.7 21.6 4.4
Hypertension
 - no 42.1 48.5 30,246 1381 6023 22.8 21.3 4.4
 - yes 57.9 51.5 30,370 1382 5883 22.7 21.9 4.4
p-Value   0.061       
Hyperlipidemia
 - no 45.5 63.5 30,443 1368 5825 22.7 22.1 4.4
 - yes 54.5 36.5 30,213 1394 6040 22.7 21.2 4.4
 - p-Value   < 0.001       
Diabetes mellitus
 - no 82.4 73.1 30,342 1383 5908 22.6 21.7 4.4
 - NIDDM 12.3 16.7 29,529 1413 6002 23.9 21.0 4.5
 - IDDM 5.3 10.2 31,775 1298 6326 22.0 22.3 4.4
 - p-Value   < 0.001       
Overweight (BMI > 25)
 - no 23.2 31.3 30,920 1287 5348 21.5 23.1 4.2
 - yes 76.8 68.7 30,261 1397 6172 22.9 21.1 4.5
 - p-Value   0.114       
Smoker
 - no 53.2 77.2 30,423 1385 5817 22.7 21.7 4.4
 - previous 10.1 5.4 30,384 1356 5925 22.6 21.3 4.4
 - current 36.7 17.4 30,148 1385 6127 22.8 21.2 4.4
 - p-Value   < 0.001       
Family history
 - no 84.5 94.0 30,283 1392 6056 22.8 21.3 4.4
 - yes 15.5 6.0 30,508 1330 5321 22.4 23.4 4.4
 - p-Value   < 0.001       
CVD
 - no 93.4 85.0 30,225 1386 5979 22.8 21.5 4.4
 - yes 6.6 15.0 31,647 1319 5413 21.5 23.5 4.2
 - p-Value   < 0.001       
PVD
 - no 94.8 91.0 30,240 1380 5939 22.8 21.6 4.4
 - yes 5.2 9.0 31,747 1413 5991 21.7 22.2 4.3
 - p-Value   0.019       
Age > 62
 - no 52.2 15.0 30,016 1359 5891 22.9 21.7 4.4
 - yes 47.8 85.0 30.647 1.407 5.998 22.6 21.6 4.4
 - p-Value   < 0.001