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Table 3 Medical history.

From: Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care testing for acute coronary syndromes, heart failure and thromboembolic events in primary care: a cluster-randomised controlled trial

  POCT (n = 218)
n (%)
Controls (n = 151)
n (%)
Malignant tumour 15 (7) 7 (5)
Thrombosis/embolism 12 (6) 13 (9)
Myocardial infarction 15 (7) 11 (7)
Heart failure 19 (9) 5 (3)
Angina 20 (9) 15 (10)
Renal failure 13 (6) 8 (5)
Diabetes 34 (16) 15 (10)
Aneurysm/dissection 1 (1) 2 (1)
Hypertension 48 (22) 23 (15)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 9 (4) 5 (3)
Peripheral arterial disease 10 (5) 5 (3)
Smokers 35 (16) 24 (16)
Pathological electrocardiogram 71 (33) 59 (39)
Hospitalisation in previous 12 months 43 (20) 25 (17)