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Table 5 In-hospital medical treatment in first 24 hours and at discharge*

From: Quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction in Bulgaria: a cross-sectional study

   95% CI**     
Drugs N (%) Lower (%) Upper (%) Males (total %) Females (total %) % of patients
≤ 65 yrs
% of patients
≥ 65 yrs
≤ 24 hours***        
ASS 92 (82%) 70.7 86.8 82% 83% 77% 87%
β-Blockers 72 (73%) 63.1 80.8 72% 75% 71% 74%
at discharge        
ASS 95 (85%) 78.5 91.4 84% 86% 79% 90%
β-Blockers 99 (79%) 65.6 82.4 75% 88% 73% 85%
ACE Inhibitors/AR Blockers 78 (66%) 57.6 74.6 62% 75% 64% 68%
Lipid-lowering drugs 52 (43%) 34.4 52.2 35% 54% 47% 40%
  1. * Patients with contraindications and missing values are excluded
  2. ** CI – confidential interval
  3. *** Figure excludes patients who died during hospitalisation