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Table 1 Characteristics of 3985 patients hospitalized for AMI and stratified by AD use

From: Is depression a real risk factor for acute myocardial infarction mortality? A retrospective cohort study

Variables Antidepressant use p value
Yes No
(n. 349) (n. 3636)
Gender [n(%)]
 Males 132 (5.4) 2296 (94.6)  
 Females 217 (13.9) 1340 (86.1) p < 0.05
Age [mean ± (SD)] 76.1 (11.7) 71.6 (13.6) p < 0.05
Follow-up in years [median ± (IQR)] 2.0 (0.2–5.2) 3.8 (0.8–7.7) p < 0.05
Length of stay in days [median ± (IQR)] 10.0 (7.0–16.0) 10.0 (7.0–14.0) p = 0.07
Charlson comorbidity index [n (%)]
 0 162 (8.0) 1868 (92.0)  
 1 91 (8.5) 978 (91.5) p = 0.60
  ≥ 2 96 (10.8) 790 (89.2) p < 0.05
Acute myocardial infarction [n(%)]
 STEMI 199 (8.8) 2066 (91.2)  
 NSTEMI 150 (8.7) 1570 (91.3) p = 0.94
  1. SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, STEMI ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, NSTEMI non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction