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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