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Table 2 Presentation and initial assessment; Egypt vs. other countries

From: Presentation, management, and outcomes of STEMI in Egypt: results from the European Society of Cardiology Registry on ST elevation myocardial infarction

 Egypt
(n = 1356)
other countries
(n = 7420)
p value
Anterior STEMI on qualifying ECG774/1356 (57.08%)3205/6971 (45.98%)< 0.001(S)†
AF on qualifying ECG47/1356 (3.47%)460/7420 (6.20%)< 0.001(S)
HR on qualifying ECG
median (Q1; Q3)
85.0 (70.0;100.0)77.0 (65.0; 90.0)< 0.001 (S)
SBP at first presentation
median (Q1; Q3)
120.0 (110.0;140.0)135.0 (120.0; 150.0)< 0.001 (S)
Killip class IV at first presentation39/1356 (2.88%)316/7397 (4.27%)< 0.001(S)
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)
mean (±Std)
134.8 (± 43.1)112.4 (± 40.3)< 0.001 (S)
Glucose plasma level (mg/dL) mean (±Std)180.8 (± 80.2)143.6 (± 67.0)< 0.001 (S)