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Table 2 Odds ratio for death, comparing patients with dermatomyositis and cardiovascular disease diagnoses with dermatomyositis patients without cardiovascular disease

From: Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and dermatomyositis: an analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample survey

Cardiovascular diagnoses Odds ratio (95% CI) Pvalue
Any cardiovascular diagnosis 2.04 (1.71-2.45) < 0.001
Myocardial infarction 1.57 (1.11-2.22) 0.01
Angina 0.34 (0.14-0.83) 0.02
Congestive heart failure 2.28 (1.85-2.80) < 0.001
Coronary artery bypass grafting - -
Coronary catheterization 0.51 (0.26-1.01) 0.053
Percutaneous angioplasty 0.47 (0.12-1.94) 0.30
  1. CI, confidence interval.