Table 3

Multivariable adjusted ORs of weekend index hospitalisation versus weekday (reference) for processes of care during the index hospitalisation across weekend and weekday hospitalisations

Processes of careSTEMINSTEMIHFStroke
OR (95% CI) *OR (95% CI) *OR (95% CI) *OR (95% CI)*
Coronary angiography 1.063 (1.029 to 1.099) 0.965 (0.949 to 0.982) 0.911 (0.893 to 0.929)0.965 (0.909 to 1.023)
PCI 1.085 (1.057 to 1.113) 0.953 (0.938 to 0.968)0.993 (0.943 to 1.046)0.992 (0.845 to 1.165)
CABG 0.889 (0.851 to 0.929) 0.890 (0.866 to 0.914)0.989 (0.886 to 1.104)1.254 (0.764 to 2.059)
Thrombolysis1.047 (0.978 to 1.120)1.002 (0.927 to 1.084)1.032 (0.878 to 1.213) 1.038 (1.011 to 1.066)
Thrombectomy 1.060 (1.036 to 1.084) 0.945 (0.930 to 0.960)0.989 (0.944 to 1.037) 0.937 (0.899 to 0.976)
Echocardiography1.003 (0.966 to 1.041)1.000 (0.976 to 1.024) 0.972 (0.955 to 0.990) 1.026 (1.010 to 1.043)
Brain scan1.021 (0.893 to 1.169)1.009 (0.949 to 1.073)0.995 (0.937 to 1.057) 1.017 (1.003 to 1.032)
CRT/implantable cardioverter-defibrillator0.982 (0.870 to 1.108) 1.111 (1.021 to 1.208) 0.812 (0.775 to 0.850)0.927 (0.718 to 1.197)
  • Bold entries indicate significant results.

  • *Adjustment for each of the variables listed in the ‘patient characteristics’, ‘comorbidities’, and ‘hospital characteristics’ sections of table 1.

  • CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; CRT, cardiac resynchronisation therapy; HF, heart failure; NSTEMI, non-ST elevation myocardial infarction; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; STEMI, ST elevation myocardial infarction.