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Table 2 Hospital Profiles, Diagnosis, procedures and Medications

From: Socio economic crisis and mortality. Epidemiological testimony of the financial collapse of Argentina

  Private Hospitals Public Hospitals
  Crisis After crisis   Crisis After crisis  
  Frequency (%) Frequency (%) p value Frequency (%) Frequency (%) p value
STEMI 411 (35) 150 (39)   443 (42) 175 (30)  
NonSTEMI / UA 771 (65) 237 (61)   621 (58) 412 (70)  
Cardiac Catheterization 616 (52) 241 (62) 0.0006 343 (33) 219 (38) 0.0382
PCI 356 (30) 168 (43) <0.0001 67 (6.4) 54 (9.2) 0.0373
CABG 115 (9.8) 28 (7.3) 0.1355 16 (1.5) 12 (2.1) 0.4412
Echocardiography 774 (66) 217 (57) 0.0006 365 (35) 219 (38) 0.2018
PA catheter 104 (8.8) 17 (4.4) 0.0050 29 (2.7) 17 (2.9) 0.8377
Invasive Respiratory Assistance 139 (12) 30 (7.8) 0.0263 74 (7.0) 30 (5.2) 0.1433
In hospital medication      
Aspirin 1137 (96) 379 (98) 0.1001 1027 (97) 571 (97) 0.4044
Beta blockers 1049 (89) 358 (93) 0.0120 928 (87) 524 (89) 0.2213
ACE inhibitors 740 (63) 265 (69) 0.0502 698 (66) 407 (69) 0.1566
Clopidogrel 429 (37) 205 (53) <0.0001 114 (11) 58 (10) 0.5095
Statins 462 (39) 216 (56) <0.0001 269 (26) 309 (53) <0.0001
Low molecular weight heparins 626 (54) 291 (76) <0.0001 324 (31) 294 (50) <0.0001
Thrombolytics 142 (12) 33 (8.6) 0.0586 203 (19) 88 (15) 0.0373
  1. Values are expressed as numbers and proportions.
  2. STEMI: ST-segment myocardial infarction, non-STEMI / UA: non-ST-segment myocardial infarction and Unstable Angina, PCI: percuntaneous coronary intervention; CABG: Coronary artery by-pass grafting; PA: Pulmonary artery catheter