Process indicator | Crude analysis | Adjusted analysis | ||||
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OR | 95% CI | p value | OR | 95% CI | p value | |

LVF = left ventricular function; ACEI = angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor; LVSD = left ventricular systolic dysfunction; ARB = angiotensin receptor blockers; AF = atrial fibrillation. | ||||||

*Controlling for hospitals. | ||||||

**Results from the ordinal logistic regression summarising the effect of the three categories and controlling for hospitals. | ||||||

LVF not determined | 0.68 | 0.44 to 1.04 | 0.063 | 0.70* | 0.45 to 1.08 | 0.103 |

Level of ACEI dose if LVSD (n = 370) | ||||||

No ACEI | 0.68 | 0.19 to 1.92 | 0.447 | 1.07** | 0.56 to 2.06 | 0.840 |

Less than target dose ACEI | 1.29 | 0.65 to 2.52 | 0.431 | |||

Target dose ACEI or ARB | 1.00 | |||||

No β blockers if LVSD (n = 297) | 1.14 | 0.47 to 2.85 | 0.757 | 1.21* | 0.52 to 2.84 | 0.647 |

No anticoagulants if AF (n = 211) | 0.54 | 0.17 to 1.53 | 0.260 | 0.62* | 0.23 to 1.69 | 0.354 |