Table 2: Gender distribution for indications in insertion of ICDs.

 

Sex

Total

P Value

Male

Female

Indication

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

53

29

82

0.011

(Chi square value 14.890)

HCM

11

4

15

Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy

83

13

96

Other

17

2

19

Ventricular Fibrillation Arrest

44

17

61

Ventricular tachycardia

95

25

120

Total

303

90

393

 

 

HCM = Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Other: Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, Haemochromatosis, Complete Heart Block, Brugada, Idiopathic, Long QT syndrome & Denonís Cardiomyopathy.