Table 2.

Clinical outcomes and follow-up time stratified by the presence or absence of anemiaa

Clinical Outcomes (%)No Anemia (n = 2770)Anemia (n = 245)
MI/fatal CHD19.9b19.6b
All-cause mortality27.439.6
Follow-up time (mo)94.8 ± 29.581.0 ± 32.9
  • a Continuous variables are mean ± SD. Statistical tests of comparison are for no anemia versus anemia. MI, myocardial infarction; CHD, coronary heart disease.

    All P values are <0.01 except

  • b P > 0.05