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Table 4 Mortality of patients hospitalized into tertiary and secondary 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

  Year 2001 Year 2007    
Mortality % % P HR (95% CI) Adjusted HR (95% CI)a
30-day      
   Tertiary care hospitals 17.6 13.2 0.156 0.71 (0.44-1.15) 0.69 (0.42-1.13)
   Secondary care hospitals 20.2 22.5 0.516 1.17 (0.78-1.77) 1.01 (0.66-1.55)
3-year      
   Tertiary care 35.7 32.7 0.475 0.90 (0.66-1.22) 0.90 (0.65-1.23)
   Secondary care hospitals 38.5 45.3 0.113 1.24 (0.94-1.64) 1.03 (0.77-1.37)
  1. CI, confidence interval; HR, hazard ratio
  2. a Adjusted for age, sex, AMI subtype (STEMI or non-STEMI), diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, previous acute myocardial infarction and previous chronic heart failure.