Table 2

Outcomes in the ACEI and ARB group

ACEI rate (%)ARB rate (%)ARB rate (%)Forest plotP value
1-year follow-up
CV death3.72.81.31 (1.18–1.45)Embedded Image<0.001
CV death/hospitalisation for MI or angina6.55.71.14 (1.05–1.23)<0.001
Hospitalisation for MI or angina3.43.41.01 (0.92–1.12)0.791
Hospitalisation for heart failure3.33.21.03 (0.93–1.14)0.541
3-year follow-up
CV death9.98.61.16 (1.09–1.23)<0.001
CV death/hospitalisation for MI or angina16.015.11.07 (1.02–1.12)0.008
Hospitalisation for MI or angina8.18.30.98 (0.92–1.05)0.552
Hospitalisation for heart failure8.28.21.00 (0.94–1.07)0.984
0.51 HR1.5
Favours ACEIsFavours ARBs
  • Higher HR indicates better outcomes associated with ARBs.

  • ACEI, ACE inhibitor; ARB, angiotensin receptor blocker; CV, cardiovascular; MI, myocardial infarction.