Table 4

Clinical Outcomes by Years of Education

Years of Education
Characteristics<8 yrs (n = 2,249)8–12 yrs (n = 6,982)>12–16 yrs (n = 1,633)>16 yrs (n = 462)p Value
In-hospital
 Any bleeding579 (25.8)2,167 (31.1)579 (35.6)171 (37.0)<0.0001
 Severe bleeding16 (0.7)56 (0.8)20 (1.2)12 (2.6)0.0199
 Stroke54 (2.4)69 (1.0)16 (1.0)7 (1.5)<0.0001
 Reinfarction115 (5.1)284 (4.1)59 (3.6)13 (2.8)0.0002
 Congestive heart failure477 (21.2)1,104 (15.8)239 (14.6)77 (16.7)<0.0001
 Cardiogenic shock139 (6.2)214 (3.1)42 (2.6)14 (3.0)<0.0001
 24-h mortality117 (5.2)65 (0.9)9 (0.6)2 (0.4)<0.0001
 In-hospital mortality248 (11.0)246 (3.5)37 (2.3)7 (1.5)<0.0001
30-day mortality270 (12.0)290 (4.2)43 (2.6)9 (2.0)<0.0001
30-day mortality or in-hospital stroke294 (13.1)339 (4.9)55 (3.4)16 (3.5)<0.0001

Data are given as n (%). Bleeding was assessed according to GUSTO III trial criteria (26).