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Table 4 Risk of developing ventricular tachycardia (VT) during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction according to hospital admission serum glucose levels and history of diabetes

From: Hyperglycemia and risk of ventricular tachycardia among patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction

Serum glucose levels (mg/dl) Diabetes previously diagnosed (+) % developing Diabetes not previously diagnosed (−) % developing
n All episodes of VT Early onset VT Late onset VT n All episodes of VT Early onset VT Late onset VT
< 120 185 9.7 6.5 3.2 996 13.7 9.8 3.8
120–139 132 10.6 6.1 4.6 636 16.7 11.0 5.7
140–159 129 20.9 14.0 7.0 382 17.5 12.6 5.0
160–179 136 22.8 14.7 8.1 235 20.9 13.2 7.7
> 180 912 13.8 8.2 5.6 397 19.7 13.6 6.1