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Table 5 Major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in normal and abnormal ECG groups

From: Tele-ECG consulting and outcomes on primary care patients in a low-to-middle income population: the first experience from Makassar telemedicine program, Indonesia

MACE Abnormal ECG Normal ECG p-valuea
Referred
(n = 88)
Not referred
(n = 164)
Not referred
(n = 253)
≤ 30 days
 CVD death 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.4) 1.000
 CVD hospitalization 75 (85.2) 6 (3.7) 0 (0.0) < 0.001
Admission within 48 h 72 (81.8) 5 (3.0) 0 (0.0) < 0.001
Total 75 (85.2) 6 (3.7) 1 (0.4) < 0.001
> 30 days
 CVD death 2 (2.3) 3 (1.8) 1 (0.4) 0.122
 CVD hospitalization 2 (2.3) 6 (3.7) 7 (2.8) 0.800
Total 4 (4.5) 9 (5.5) 8 (3.2) 0.276
  1. Values are n (%). Comparison was performed using Pearson Chi-square and Fisher’s Exact test
  2. ECG electrocardiogram, CVD cardiovascular disease, min. minutes
  3. aComparisons were done between abnormal vs. normal ECG groups