Table 1

Demographic Data

AllU.S.Canada-EuropeChinaIndiaJapan
Age (yrs)
 ≤302.31.11.99.10.01.1
 30–4032.129.931.645.537.836.8
 40–5039.731.037.438.635.150.5
 50–6021.729.924.06.827.011.6
 >604.28.05.10.00.00.0
Male92.995.492.095.5100.093.7
Use of TRA in diagnostic
 <515.428.714.70.013.54.2
 5–2512.117.213.12.35.40.0
 25–506.613.87.44.52.70.0
 50–758.711.58.915.92.73.2
 75–9014.812.614.79.110.824.2
 >9042.416.141.268.264.968.4
Use of TRA in PCI
 <519.036.817.62.316.21.1
 5–259.913.810.94.58.12.1
 25–509.19.29.39.15.46.3
 50–759.612.67.713.68.118.9
 75–9020.312.621.522.710.834.7
 >9032.114.932.947.751.436.8
PCI cases annually
 <10012.816.18.020.513.529.5
 100–30052.759.853.331.856.850.5
 >30034.524.138.747.729.720.0

Values given are percentages. Canada-Europe stands for: Italy, Spain, Germany, Poland, France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Turkey, Norway, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Denmark, Russian Federation, Sweden, the Netherlands, Armenia, Ukraine, Latvia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Croatia, Albania, Ireland, Finland, Canada, Israel, Austria, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malta, and Romania.

PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; TRA = transradial approach.