Table 2

Event numbers, unadjusted OR and pooled OR across propensity score (PS) strata.

OutcomeWeekday admission (n=13 378)Weekend admission (n=4327)Unadjusted OR (95% CI)PS adjusted OR (95% CI)
Hospital mortality529/13354 (3.96%)147/4312 (3.41%)0.86 (0.71 to 1.03)0.82 (0.58 to 1.09)
30-day mortality553/10874 (5.09%)182/3545 (5.13%)1.01 (0.85 to 1.20)0.96 (0.72 to 1.28)
Admission to cardiology ward12548/13345 (94.0%)4045/4318 (93.7)0.94 (0.82 to 1.09)0.97 (0.76 to 1.23)
Coronary angiography12401/13265 (93.5%)3987/4288 (93.0%)0.92 (0.81 to 1.06)0.91 (0.71 to 1.13)
Echocardiography5772/11262 (51.3%)2014/3666 (54.9%) 1.16 (1.08 to 1.25) 1.16 (1.01 to 1.31)
Discharged on beta-blocker10320/12181 (84.7%)3404/3943 (86.3%) 1.14 (1.03 to 1.26) 1.06 (0.88 to 1.26)
Discharged on ACE-inhibitors10801/12109 (89.2%)3552/3930 (90.4%) 1.14 (1.01 to 1.29) 1.09 (0.88 to 1.34)
Discharged on statins11590/12131 (95.5%)3764/3942 (95.5%)0.99 (0.83 to 1.18)0.96 (0.68 to 1.24)
  • Bold items indicate significant effects at the 5% level.