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Multivariate* health service consumption rates for the three missing BCDRS items. *Results from multivariate Poisson regression models adjusted for age, sex, income, cardiac risk factors (diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, smoking history), medical comorbidities, CABG, PTCA, drugs at discharge (ACE inhibitors, Beta blockers, statins, and nitrates), GRACE score and DASI score and are reported as point estimate with 95% confidence intervals. ⌷ Hospitalization days are a count of total days in hospital over the 18 month follow-up period and can accumulate from multiple hospitalizations. § Total and cardiac hospitalization results excluded recurrent AMI hospitalizations.

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Kurdyak et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:200   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-200