Table 3

Analysis of cardiac procedures

Frequency  of  procedurePatientsRelative  probability  of  procedure
(95%  CI)
OPCS Description* Diabetic males Diabetic females Non-diabetic males Non-diabetic females All Diabetic males Diabetic females Non-diabetic males Non-diabetic females All Males v females Diabetes v
non-diabetes 3-151
K26Plastic repair of aortic valve  9  2  55  47 113  9  2  51  46 1081.14 (0.78 to 1.67)4.10 (2.14 to 7.88)
K40Saphenous vein graft of artery 51 18 276  74 419 51 18 275  74 4183.23 (2.57 to 4.07)6.45 (4.84 to 8.58)
K45Connection of thoracic artery to coronary artery  0  1  10   4  15  0  1  10   4  151.83 (0.62 to 5.34)2.87 (0.38 to 21.95)
K49Transluminal balloon angioplasty of coronary artery 18 11 220  74 323 15 11 181  68 2752.30 (1.75 to 2.93)3.64 (2.40 to 5.53)
K50Other therapeutic transluminal operations on coronary artery 38 16 240 128 422 34 16 237 121 4081.81 (1.47 to 2.21)4.21 (3.04 to 5.83)
K60Cardiac pacemaker system introduced through vein 38 24 183 166 411 38 22 174 159 3931.07 (0.88 to 1.30)4.37 (3.12 to 6.10)
K61Other cardiac pacemaker system  9  4  27  28  68  9  4  26  27  661.03 (0.64 to 1.67)6.59 (3.25 to 13.38)
K63Contrast radiology of heart168 711203 5732015162 691164 56219571.92 (1.75 to 2.10)4.73 (4.11 to 5.44)
K65Catheterisation of heart 15  9 115  98 237 15  9 115  96 2351.13 (0.88 to 1.46)4.50 (2.72 to 7.44)
K66Other operations on heart 11 11  80  78 180 11 11  77  78 1770.90 (0.67 to 1.21)3.82 (2.20 to 6.61)
Other  8 11  92 101 212  8 11  90 100 2090.81 (0.62 to 1.06)4.65 (4.23 to 5.12)
Total3651782501137144153521742400133542611.30 (1.26 to 1.34)4.69 (4.20 to 5.24)
  • *Some patients will have more than one type of procedure.

  • 3-151 Relative probability of admission, diabetes vnon-diabetes, has been standardised for age.