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Table 1 Baseline demographic data of pilgrim and non-pilgrim AMI patients

From: Disparities of demographics, clinical characteristics, and hospital outcomes of AMI pilgrims vs non-pilgrims—tertiary center experience

VariablePilgrims, N = 1008 (33%)Non-pilgrims, N = 2036 (67%)P value
Age (years)58.10 ± 10.8855.13 ± 12.07< 0.001
Male gender789 (78%)1763 (87%)< 0.001
South Asian487 (49%)399 (20%)< 0.001
Middle Eastern521 (51%)1637 (80%)< 0.001
BMI (kg/m2)27.07 ± 4.8328.18 ± 5.31< 0.001
HBA1-C (mmol/mol)7.40 ± 2.747.79 ± 2.950.002
Admission HB level (g/dL)13.32 ± 1.9614.08 ± 2.02< 0.001
Platelets count (× 109/L)219 ± 18210 ± 14NS
Troponin 1st (ng/mL)91.78 ± 20191.32 ± 273NS
Troponin peak (ng/mL)100.19 ± 15794.07 ± 258NS
BUN (mmol/L)18.29 ± 10.5716.85 ± 9.31< 0.001
Serum creatinine (mg/dL)1.35 ± 4.791.21 ± 2.12NS
DM488 (48%)1168 (57%)< 0.001
Smoking204 (20%)806 (40%)< 0.001
Obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m2)220 (23%)637 (32%)< 0.001
HTN536 (53%)1096 (54%)NS
DLP126 (13%)297 (15%)NS
CVA15 (1.5%)62 (3%)0.01
IHD187 (16%)428 (21%)NS
OLD PCI/CABG67 (7%)145 (7%)NS
STEMI, anterior551 (55%)1101 (54%) 
Inferior411 (41%)841 (41%)NS
Other46 (4%)94 (5%) 
Thrombolytic therapy99 (10%)468 (23%)< 0.001
Late presentation90 (9%)285 (14%)< 0.001
Tirofiban257 (26%)484 (24%)NS
Thrombus aspiration134 (13%)242 (12%)NS
  1. BMI body mass index, CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, CVA cerebrovascular accidents, DLP dyslipidemia, DM diabetes mellitus, HB hemoglobin, HBA1C glycosylated hemoglobin, IHD ischemic heart disease, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention