Table 3

Admission Electrocardiogram and Course in Hospital According to Diagnosis of Diabetes and Glycemic Status

VariableGroup 1*(n = 1,078)Group 2(n = 135)Group 3(n = 169)Group 4§(n = 282)p Value
STEMI/LBBB (%)36.030.425.431.60.0301
Thrombolysis (%)36.730.428.426.60.0035
Heart failure (%)13.332.618.935.5< 0.0001
PCI (%)11.98.26.55.70.0049
CABG (%)4.14.44.75.30.8319
Mean length of stay (days)101113120.0465

CABG = coronary artery bypass grafting; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; STEMI/LBBB = ST-elevation myocardial infarction/left bundle branch block.

  • * Group 1 = No previous diagnosis of diabetes and random blood glucose ≤198 mg/dl (11 mmol/l).

  • Group 2 = No previous diagnosis of diabetes and random blood glucose >198 mg/dl.

  • Group 3 = Known diabetes and random blood glucose ≤198 mg/dl.

  • § Group 4 = Known diabetes and random blood glucose >198 mg/dl.