Table 2: Western medicine prescribing frequency.

VariableIntervention group
( 𝑛 = 1 9 7 )
Historical control group
( 𝑛 = 4 0 5 )
𝜒 2 𝑃

Antiplatelet 197 (100)402 (99)1.00*
Low molecular weight heparin197 (100)362 (89)0.00*
Statins 197 (100)388 (96)0.01*
β receptor blockers160 (81)320 (79)0.120.72
ACE inhibitors
(or ARB)
163 (82)324 (80)0.640.42
Nitrate esters 138 (70)276 (68)0.070.79
Antiarrhythmic drugs 65 (33)79 (20)12.410.00

Values are given as number of patients (%).
*Using the exact probability method.
ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; ARB: angiotensin II receptor blocker.