Patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) appear to have suboptimal control of heart attack risk factors. Study investigators found the following among patients presenting with AMI:
|Risk Factor Control Goal||Patients Meeting the Goal|
|Taking aspirin following prior cardiovascular disease||65.1%|
|Statin use among stain-eligible patients||61.1%|
Source: American Heart Journal, July 2015.