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Table 2 Distribution of 1322 patients who died, by antidepressant use and cause of death

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

Cause of death Antidepressant use Total (n. 3449)
Yes (n. 281) No (n. 3168)
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Cardiocirculatory system illness 96 (34.2) 760 (24.0) 856 (24.8)
Malignancy 9 (3.2) 175 (5.5) 184 (5.3)
Endocrine diseases 3 (1.1) 63 (2.0) 66 (1.9)
Respiratory illness 4 (1.4) 49 (1.5) 53 (1.5)
Others 29 (10.3) 134 (4.2) 163 (4.7)
All deaths 141 (50.2) 1181 (37.3) 1322 (38.3)
  1. Denominator of percentuage is the number of patients surviving beyond 30 days after their discharge from hospital (in the column)