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Table 3 Medications prescribed for outpatient use in tertiary and secondary care hospitals in Estonia in 2001 and 2007

From: Changes in treatment and mortality of acute myocardial infarction in Estonian tertiary and secondary care hospitals in 2001 and 2007

  Tertiary care hospitals   Secondary care hospitals  
Medications Year 2001
%
Year 2007
%
P Year 2001
%
Year 2007
%
P
  n = 180 n = 290   n = 163 n = 224  
Aspirin 85.1 93.1 < 0.001 79.8 82.6 0.776
Clopidogrel/ticlopidine 18.3 65.2 < 0.001 0.6 10.3 < 0.001
Beta-blockers 71.3 80.0 0.035 68.7 80.8 0.032
ACEI/ARB 66.7 77.6 0.007 37.4 69.2 < 0.001
Statins 31.5 73.4 < 0.001 14.5 37.1 < 0.001
Nitrates 61.9 22.1 < 0.001 85.3 58.0 < 0.001
  1. ACEI, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors; ARB, angiotensin II receptor blockers