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Table 3 Self-reported clinical characteristics of patients with non-coronary chest pain (NCCP) and population controls after 6 years follow-up

From: Non-coronary chest pain does not affect long-term mortality: a prospective, observational study using a matched population control

  NCCP (n = 279) (%) Controls (n = 530) (%) p-valuea ORa (95 % CI) p-valueb Adjusted ORb (95 % CI)
Consultations for chest pain in recent yearsc 65 30 <0.001 4.45 (3.24; 6.10) N.A. N.A.
Chest pain symptoms during the last 6 months 45 20 <0.001 3.34 (2.41; 4.62) N.A. N.A.
Self-reported angina pectorisd 8.6 4.7 0.01 2.44 (1.28; 4.62) 0.39 1.36 (0.68; 2.73)
Acute coronary syndromese 3.6 2.6 0.45 1.37 (0.60; 3.13) 0.43 0.70 (0.28; 1.70)
Stable angina pectorise 2.2 1.5 0.51 1.43 (0.49; 4.18) 0.67 0.78 (0.26; 2.38)
Diabetes mellitusd 7.7 8.4 0.73 0.91 (0.53; 1.56) 0.52 0.82 (0.45; 1.49)
Hypercholesterolemiad 30 20 0.001 1.76 (1.26; 2.47) 0.05 1.44 (1.00; 2.08)
Hypertensiond 51 34 <0.001 2.04 (1.51; 2.78) <0.001 1.86 (1.32; 2.60)
  1. N.A. = Not Applicable
  2. aUnivariate logistic regression
  3. bMultivariate logistic regression. Estimates adjusted for age, sex and “Consultations for chest pain in recent years”. Goodness-of-fit was measured with Nagelkerke’s R2
  4. cNo specific time limit was given for “recent years”
  5. dEver informed by a physician of having the disease
  6. eInformation is validated through medical records