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Table 1 Comparison between Groups I and II

From: Improving quality indicators for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction: impact of the disease-specific care certification

AMI patients Group I - 2011
(n= 352)
Group II - 2012
(n= 424)
P value
ASA in the first 24 hours 96% (94 to 98%) 100% (99 to 100%) <0.001
ASA at discharge 99% (97 to 100%) 100% (99 to 100%) NS
β-blocker at discharge 94% (92 to 96%) 99% (98 to 100%) 0.001
ACEI/ARB at discharge 95% (93 to 97%) 99% (98 to 100%) 0.001
In-hospital mortality 5.1% (3.2 to 8%) 2.6% (1.4 to 4.6%) 0.06
  1. 95% CI in parentheses. ACEI, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; ARB, angiotensin receptor blockers.