Table 2: Differences between medical center and non-medical center.

Total number ( )AMISTEMINSTEMI
Center (33)Noncenter (343) valueCenter (13)Noncenter (121) valueCenter (20)Noncenter (222) value

Male21 (64%)229 (67%)0.8659 (69%)91 (75%)0.89212 (60%)138 (62%)0.960
Total AMI age 0.264 0.603 0.341
Male 0.832 0.349 0.795
Female 0.072 0.792 0.044
Average cost/day (1000 NT dollars) <0.001 0.003 <0.001
Male <0.001 0.008 <0.001
Female <0.001 0.070 <0.001
Average hospitalization days 0.011 0.022 0.092
Male 0.036 0.060 0.180
Female 0.149 0.114 0.287
Hypertension 9 (28%)100 (31%)0.7653 (25%)39 (34%)0.5326 (30%)61 (28%)0.918
Diabetes mellitus 5 (16%)69 (21%)0.4602 (17%)29 (25%)0.5123 (15%)40 (19%)0.664
Dyslipidemia 7 (22%)23 (7%)0.0042 (17%)10 (9%)0.3695 (25%)13 (6%)0.003
Stroke or transient ischemic attack1 (3%)5 (2%)0.5030 (0%)2 (2%)0.6451 (5%)3 (1%)0.241
Chronic heart failure 3 (9%)34 (10%)0.8521 (8%)9 (8%)0.9502 (10%)25 (12%)0.806
Chronic lung disease 1 (3%)40 (12%)0.1211 (8%)15 (13%)0.6400 (0%)25 (12%)0.103
Neoplasms 1 (3%)8 (2%)0.8171 (8%)1 (1%)0.0480 (0%)7 (3%)0.408
Chronic kidney disease 2 (6%)8 (2%)0.2141 (8%)2 (2%)0.1521 (5%)6 (3%)0.591

AMI: acute myocardial infarction, STEMI: ST elevation MI, and NSTEMI: non-ST elevation MI. Only the patients with first onset AMI within the year were included.