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Table 1 Monthly age-adjusted incidence of AMI admissions per 100,000 residents of Marion County before and after smoking ban

From: Effects of smoke-free air law on acute myocardial infarction hospitalization in Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana

  Pre-ban Post-ban
(5/1/2007–5/31/2012) (6/1/2012–12/31/2014)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Total AMI admissions* 62.3 (41.5) 51.5 (36.1)
Age   
 < 65 10.7 (1.7) 10.2 (1.5)
 65–74* 71.0 (14.2) 53.5 (14.5)
 ≥75* 105.3 (18.7) 90.7 (20.5)
Sex   
 Female 32.3 (25.1) 27.2 (21.7)
 Male* 30.0 (18.6) 24.2 (16.3)
Smoking status   
 Never 25.9 (20.7) 24.1 (20.0)
 Former 27.0 (17.9) 23.7 (16.2)
 Current* 9.4 (7.5) 4.1 (3.8)
Race   
 Black 15.2 (11.3) 14.3 (10.7)
 White 37.4 (25.2) 33.2 (23.9)
 Other/unknown* 9.7 (8.4) 4.2 (4.3)
Medicaid beneficiary   
 Yes 12.5 (8.9) 12.1 (8.0)
 No* 49.8 (34.9) 39.4 (29.3)
Diabetes   
 Yes 27.5 (18.6) 23.7 (16.9)
 No* 34.8 (25.1) 27.8 (20.3)
CHF   
 Yes* 36.7 (27.3) 26.9 (22.8)
 No* 25.6 (16.1) 24.5 (16.0)
Hypertension   
 Yes* 50.6 (34.1) 42.1 (30.5)
 No* 11.8 (9.4) 9.4 (7.2)
Primary diagnosis of AMI* 38.4 (24.5) 29.5 (19.2)
Indianapolis only* 59.3 (39.4) 48.1 (33.6)
  1. *p < 0.05 (t-test)