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Table 3 Assocations between guideline adherence and patient age, sex and diagnosis of AMI (multivariate analyses)

From: Guideline adherence among prehospital emergency nurses when caring for patients with chest pain: a prospective cohort study

  Age > 73 Male sex Acute myocardial infarction
P-value Odds ratio Confidence interval, 95% P-value Odds ratio Confidence interval, 95% P-value Odds ratio Confidence interval, 95%
Complete vital signs registered 0.026 1.49 1.05–2.11 0.504 0.89 0.63–1.26 0.105 0.68 0.42–1.09
ECG registered 0.358 1.24 0.79–1.94 0.011 0.55 0.35–0.87 0.076 2.30 0.92–5.76
Medical treatment          
Oxygen  < 0.001 2.05 1.62–2.60 0.461 1.09 0.57–1.37  < 0.001 2.22 1.64–2.99
Acetylsalicylic acid 0.052 0.82 0.68–1.00 0.001 1.39 1.14–1.69  < 0.001 2.94 2.24–3.86
Sublingual glyceryl trinitrate 0.429 0.93 0.78–1.11 0.839 0.98 0.82–1.17  < 0.001 1.65 1.27–2.16
Oxycodone 0.411 0.92 0.76–1.12 0.001 1.40 1.14–1.70  < 0.001 2.12 1.61–2.78
Ondansetron 0.016 0.72 0.55–0.94 0.253 0.86 0.66–1.12  < 0.001 2.42 1.73–3.40
  1. Multivariate logistic regression analyses including age, sex and diagnosis of AMI on hospital discharge. Analyses excuted on the complete cohort, one analysis for each of the seven guideline objects
  2. ECG Electrocadiogram