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Table 5 Expert assessment of the ECG for patients who come to the emergency department with acute chest pain, due to acute coronary syndrome (ACS; n = 120) or other causes (n = 488).

From: A simple statistical model for prediction of acute coronary syndrome in chest pain patients in the emergency department

Assessment ACS n (%) Other causes n (%) OR 95% CI
ACS and TMIa 30 (25.0) 3 (0.6) 94 28 – 320
ACS but not TMIa 10 (8.3) 9 (1.8) 10 4.0 – 27
Probably ACS 36 (30.0) 61 (12.5) 5.6 3.3 – 9.3
No signs of ACS 44 (36.7) 415 (85.0) 1.0 -
  1. aTMI = Transmural ischemia