Table 6

Ten year mortality in relation to ECG pattern on admission to hospital

Q wave AMI (n=296) Non-Q wave AMI (n=509) Myocardial ischaemia (n=1205)
ECG pattern
 Normal4/13 (30.8%)29/64 (45.3%)124/462 (26.8%)
 Pathological but no acute ischaemia14/18 (77.8%)151/177 (85.3%)354/514 (68.9%)
Myocardial ischaemia160/265 (60.4%)176/266 (66.2%)120/223 (53.8%)
 ST elevation126/217 (58.1%)86/128 (67.2%)10/18 (55.6%)
 ST depression57/94 (60.6%)86/122 (70.5%)67/107 (62.6%)
 T wave inversion36/57 (63.2%)51/77 (66.2%)55/115 (47.8%)
  • Data are number of dead patients/number of patients evaluated.