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Table 2 Variation in mortality and high cost admissions by diagnosis and transplant hospital status

From: Factors associated with adverse outcomes from cardiovascular events in the kidney transplant population: an analysis of national discharge data, hospital characteristics, and process measures

Primary CV diagnosis Mortality High cost (in the top quartile)
Non-transplant hospital Transplant hospital p-value Non-transplant hospital Transplant hospital p-value
MI (410.x) 7.0% 7.9% 0.68 44.3% 51.2% 0.10
(27/383) (24/305) (143/323) (125/244)
Stroke (997.x/436/437.1) 5.7% 3.5% 0.17 41.1% 45.1% 0.34
(14/247) (16/461) (85/207) (185/410)
CHF (428.x) 3.4% 2.3% 0.04 23.1% 24.1% 0.48
(72/2110) (46/1968) (417/1807) (389/1614)
Dysrhythmia (427.x) 4.7% 4.0% 0.25 21.5% 27.3% < 0.001
(101/2138) (81/2027) (395/1838) (466/1704)
Cardiac arrest (427.5/997.1) 34.1% 31.4% 0.69 57.3% 73.5% 0.03
(29/85) (32/102) (43/75) (61/83)
Malignant HTN (402.x) 0 0   9.3% 13.2% 0.49
(5/54) (10–76)