Table 5—

Discharge therapies*

Discharge therapyNondiabeticType 2 diabeticInsulin-dependent diabeticAOR (95% CI)
Type 2 diabeticInsulin-treated diabetic
n31,0499,7735,588
ACE inhibitor (%)§52.663.264.11.33 (1.26–1.40)1.37 (1.27–1.47)
β-Blocker (%)82.484.281.61.06 (0.99–1.14)0.94 (0.87–1.01)
Aspirin (%)90.288.986.90.95 (0.88–1.04)0.90 (0.81–1.01)
Statin (%)61.063.060.21.04 (0.98–1.10)0.98 (0.90–1.06)
Clopidogrel (%)53.450.346.60.98 (0.93–1.03)0.95 (0.89–1.02)
Dietary counseling (%)70.072.871.11.19 (1.13–1.24)1.16 (1.09–1.24)
Cardiac rehabilitation referral (%)41.539.634.71.05 (1.00–1.10)0.99 (0.92–1.07)
Smoking cessation counseling (%)65.759.352.20.93 (0.85–1.02)0.76 (0.68–0.86)
  • * In patients without listed contraindications to the given medications.

  • Nondiabetic vs. type 2 diabetic.

  • Nondiabetic vs. insulin-dependent diabetic.

  • § Patients with congestive heart failure, ejection fraction <40%, diabetes, and hypertension.

  • Patients with documented hyperlipidemia or LDL cholesterol >100 mg/dl.