Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (145K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (287K PDF)
    2. Methods
      • Data sources
      • Data quality
      • Health measures
      • Analytical methods
    3. Incidence of major coronary events and case fatality
      • Incidence of major coronary events
      • Case fatality
    4. Coronary procedures in hospital
      • Use of procedures
    5. Case complexity
      • Comorbidities
      • Procedure use according to complexity
    6. Discussion
      • Incidence and case fatality
      • Coronary procedures in hospital
      • Case complexity
      • Other issues which may influence procedure rates
      • Data issues
      • Conclusion
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Methods (173K PDF)
      • Cardiac procedures in hospital
      • Cause of death and hospital diagnosis classification
      • Rates
      • Inequality measures - worked example
    • Appendix B: Statistical tables
    • Glossary
    • References